Blockchain and Health

  • Cécile MonteilEmail author
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


Many hopes are vested in the use of Blockchain in health care, but is it a temporary fad or is it going to revolutionize the field? Blockchain is a technology that holds great potential, but technologies are tools, not end-to-end solutions. There are some friction points in health care where Blockchain can really make a difference and others where it will be completely useless.


Blockchain Data Electronic health records Safety Privacy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric Emergency Room of Robert Debré Hospital, AP-HPParisFrance
  2. 2.iLumens DepartmentParis Descartes UniversityParisFrance
  3. 3.Eppocrate, NGOParisFrance

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