The Review of Blockchain and Bitcoin Technologies in Terms oftheir Application Possibility for a Medical Management and Health Care Organization
Abstract.The object of the research is the blockchain technology and bitcoin. The scope of the research covers possibilities for application the blockchain and bitcoin technologies in medical informatics and the health care organization. Research objective: to prove possibilities for application the blockchain and bitcoin technologies in medical management and business processes of health care. Research tasks: to designate the main characteristics, the principles and entities of blockchain technology and bitcoin, to define the directions of management health care. Hypothesis of a research is existence of positive communication between characteristics of blockchain technologies and bitcoin and strategies of development health care in aspect of introduction of innovative developments. Research methods: analysis of references, comparison method, analysis and synthesis of data. Modeling the opportunities application of blockchain technologies and bitcoin in medical informatics and the organization of health care. The main conclusions of the technologies research are a creation of social network of doctors, development of medical information systems and databases, electronic medical cards of patients. A special conclusion of a research is the development clinical decision support system based on communications and is exchanged given by means of the blockchain and bitcoin technologies. The author contribution consists of the research references of the last years and analysis the identification and description of entities of technology for medical informatics and health care management.
Keywords: security, information technology, health care, management, medicine, Bitcoin, Blockchain, social network, business process, future
Article was received:11-06-2018
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