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Patient Privacy and Ownership of Electronic Health Records on a Blockchain

  • Debasish Ray ChawdhuriEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11521)

Abstract

Blockchain technology has found application outside of cryptocurrency in recent times. The development of patient-centric storage of medical records on a blockchain has recently gained momentum. However, there have been few developments in providing a solution towards giving up full control to the public so that the concentration of power by only a small group of validators can be avoided. In this paper, we discuss a solution that enables patient-driven interoperability of medical records on a public blockchain while maintaining privacy using new cryptographic constructs and truly giving up control to the general public.

Keywords

Electronic Health Record Blockchain Privacy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Talentica Software (India) Pvt. Ltd.PuneIndia

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