HEALTHCARE SECURITY FORUM: A HIMSS EVENT
Boston, MA - September 11 - 13, 2017
Technologies like blockchain can play a significant role in reducing costs within the healthcare industry. The success of blockchain technology in the healthcare system depends on its efficient integration in applications with innovative use cases that illustrate to the industry its cost benefits.
The ability to share and exchange data in an interoperable fashion in healthcare industry can result in significant cost savings and enhanced security. Lack of interoperability places burden on healthcare services and may increase errors due to lack of visibility of patient's information.
This talk will provide a list of use cases including related authentication and encryption technologies that can enable the adoption of blockchain technology in the healthcare industry. Examples include use cases for identity proofing and registration for new healthcare services.