Blockchain distributed ledger technologies for biomedical and health care applications

  title={Blockchain distributed ledger technologies for biomedical and health care applications},
  author={Tsung-Ting Kuo and Hyeon-Eui Kim and Lucila Ohno-Machado},
Objectives To introduce blockchain technologies, including their benefits, pitfalls, and the latest applications, to the biomedical and health care domains. Target Audience Biomedical and health care informatics researchers who would like to learn about blockchain technologies and their applications in the biomedical/health care domains. Scope The covered topics include: (1) introduction to the famous Bitcoin crypto-currency and the underlying blockchain technology; (2) features of… CONTINUE READING
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