Analyses | Medicine and healthcare | 2016-09-16 | HKET

Securing electronic health records with the technology behind Bitcoin



The Electronic Health Record Sharing System (eHRSS) was launched in March this year. While the number of citizens and healthcare providers registering with the eHRSS has been increasing, the ability of eHRSS to prevent health records from technical attacks has also raised concern. Can blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, help protect the system?

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