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ThinkMind // HEALTHINFO 2021, The Sixth International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing // View article healthinfo_2021_1_60_80040


A Blueprint Towards an Integrated Healthcare Information System Through Blockchain Technology

Authors:
Ghassan Al-Sumaidaee
Rami Alkhudary
Zeljko Zilic
Pierre Féniès

Keywords: blockchain; decentralized information system; healthcare supply chain; data management.

Abstract:
Since the advent of the Internet, software development has continuously transformed the healthcare industry. Electronic medical or health records are prominent examples of healthcare data digitization. However, these records are vulnerable to cyber-attacks and data loss. Careful attention must be paid to data integrity, patient privacy, data management, and storage concerns. Blockchain technology is proposed in the literature to integrate healthcare information systems through a decentralized and unified network. Conceptual configurations of blockchain-based healthcare information systems are conquering the literature. Nevertheless, these studies lack empirical evidence. In response, we employ the design science research methodology and target the healthcare information system in Montreal, Canada. This paper presents an empirical research blueprint that proposes an integrated healthcare information system through blockchain technology.

Pages: 32 to 36

Copyright: Copyright (c) IARIA, 2021

Publication date: October 3, 2021

Published in: conference

ISSN: 2519-8491

ISBN: 978-1-61208-916-4

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Dates: from October 3, 2021 to October 7, 2021

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