Advantages with Proposed system

  • Control access and EHR ownership with patient: Blockchain will contain references to the EHR data, while Smart Contracts will define and enforce access rules to EHR content. This will ensure that only authorized persons/entities access the EHR data. In addition, the blockchain provides an irrevocable record of all events that the data has undergone. All these will enable population health management and research.
  • Transparency and auditability in Government healthcare program: An integrated and synchronized EHR system will put power in Government’s hand to efficiently and accurately involve the needed citizens in state-sponsored schemes. Also, the participation of private players can be very will merged because of a transparent and auditable system.
  • Accurate and efficient diagnosis/prescription: The EHR will be a permission shared asset across the EHR network healthcare providers/hospitals.
  • Reduced supply chain leakages: Real-time and accurate data about patients enables predictions and inventory management with higher efficiency and accuracy.
  • Fraud proof system: Real-time auditability and immutable nature of blockchain datasets will ensure the system is fraud proof and when implemented with operational checkpoints can be secured till the last mile.
  • Clinical Trials: Using blockchain will help make clinical trials reliable at each step by keeping track and time-stamping at each phase of the trial (trial protocol, patient enrolment etc). This can bring life-saving drugs at reduced cost in short span of time to market.
  • Preventive healthcare: Current advanced AI or conventional analytics can be utilized to draw out valuable insights from huge and diverse datasets to help individuals/public institutions focus on preventive healthcare rather than curing the ailment.

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