HIT Infrastructure July 18, 2019
Fred Donovan

Blockchain could save as much as 80 percent of the current cost and time invested in physician credentialing, estimated J.P. Morgan.

Physician credentialing is often expensive and can take months. A physician credentialing application needs to be sent to several organization for verification.

However, using blockchain technology, the physician and credentialing locations can have immediate access to the physician’s encrypted credentials.

Physicians could then provide access codes to hospitals to review their verified credentials.

Blockchain could also be used to improve efficiencies of electronic health records, the blog post...