Bitcoin's technology backbone attracts interest across healthcare

ICON's Michel Goossens contributes insights in this Medpage Today article on the applications of blockchain technology to health research. He discusses how blockchain could eventually lead to a "paradigm shift" in which people expect their digital data, including health data, to be easily accessible, private and secure. Goossens further predicts that patients will stop asking whether or not they trust the pharmaceutical industry, or even if they trust their doctor, instead placing trust in a bigger, more secure data management system.

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