Research on the Potential of Blockchain in Building Medical Information Systems


Guanlin Fan

North China University of Science and Technology, Tangshan, Hebei, China.

*Corresponding author: Guanlin Fan

Published: May 16,2024


The healthcare industry has long struggled to ensure the integrity, security, and traceability of patient data. Traditional medical information systems often encounter issues such as single-site failure, data forgery, and inadequate data traceability. Due to the privacy of medical information and the limitations of the current storage methods for medical records, most patients have a very limited understanding of their medical information, making it difficult to access and utilize effectively. This is also the main factor that affects the quality and development of medical treatment. Safe sharing and use of medical information are also major concerns for the medical industry. In recent years, blockchain technology has emerged as a viable solution to these problems. Especially in the epidemic era, personal information in the medical supply network is shared among providers of medical services, including examination items, treatment items, medical facility utilization items, and consumption record items. Based on the practices and applications of predecessors, this paper discusses the utilization of blockchain technology in constructing robust and dependable medical information systems and its significant potential.


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How to cite this paper

Research on the Potential of Blockchain in Building Medical Information Systems

How to cite this paper: Guanlin Fan. (2024) Research on the Potential of Blockchain in Building Medical Information Systems. Advances in Computer and Communication5(2), 135-140.