Healthcare makes case for blockchain use despite challenges
The healthcare industry in the United States has shown great interest in blockchain technology, especially after the recent cyber attacks on medical research facilities working on COVID-19 vaccines.
According to the DevPro Journal, healthcare officials believe that adopting blockchain technology can provide data security against cybercriminals and hackers because it does not contain a central failure point. Users can only access data using a very complex access key, making ransomware and similar attacks null.
What reinforces the idea of applying blockchain technology in health institutions is that attacks have been repeated over the past two years. In 2018, health care institutions were subjected to...