Blockchain & healtcare: a secure combination
The healthcare sector is one that functions on the security and validity of its ever-increasing amounts of data. Data is shared between patients, doctors, and medical institutions. Data is used to diagnose issues and track health, as well as track medications and develop new treatments. Electronically-stored medical records have been a massive trend in the past two decades due to speed, efficiency, and utility. Unfortunately, this has created a number of security vulnerabilities.