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BLOCKCHAIN IN HEALTHCARE
Blockchain technology may have considerable potential in healthcare, although opinion leaders concede that identifying a genuine ‘killer app’ in healthcare is currently difficult. However, COCIR believes that there is a number of interesting use cases where blockchain represents a potential advance or opportunity, including reimbursement of healthcare services, exchange of health data, clinical trials and supply chains. Yet a number of challenges are preventing the large-scale deployment of this technology in healthcare, such as distributed governance of blockchain ecosystems, interoperability, and data privacy. In addition, the use of public blockchains in healthcare remains a challenge. DOWNLOAD