Accessing Patient Health Records via Blockchain

Research Overview

Author: David K. Carter
Release Date: April 21, 2020

Abstract:

This case study looks at the University Health Network’s process for analyzing blockchain use cases and narrowing efforts to design and test a use case for patient data. In consultation with IBM Canada, UHN decided to focus on providing patients with access to and control over their electronic medical and healthcare records. Ultimately, UHN leveraged the IBM Blockchain Platform, a permissioned blockchain environment developed by IBM and powered by Hyperledger Fabric.

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Accessing Patient Health Records on the Blockchain

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