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Grahame Grieve Wonders About Standards For Blockchain In Health.

March 12th, 2018 by davidmore
Grahame posted this last week and asked for comments: Blockchain in Heathcare are standards needed? Posted on March 8, 2018 by Grahame Grieve Last weekend, in the lead in to HIMSS in Las Vegas, several of the FHIR team met with a number of block chain specialists, most particularly including David Huseby from the Hyperledger project at the Linux Foundation. We discussed various use cases for use of blockchain, with the intent of understanding what if anything HL7 should do to support blockchain adoption through the standards process. During an open and wide-ranging discussion, several of us came to the following consensus about the use of blockchain in healthcare (and we thank David greatly for his assistance). Legal Assurance on Audit Trail The first use case we recognised where blockchain has an obvious and appropriate usage is to provide strong legal assurance that an audit trail has not be tampered with. Theres all sorts of functions that a healthcare provider carries out...
This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
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