HIT Infrastructure May 18, 2021
Samantha McGrail

Blockchain helps to manage identities of vulnerable individuals, allowing them to secure their information and control when and where their data gets shared.

Technology solutions, including blockchain, can be used to keep crucial healthcare information secure and portable for homeless individuals, according to researchers from Dell Medical School at the University of Texas Austin.

Missing proof of identify is a major challenge for the homeless population when it comes to crucial services, such as housing, food assistance, and overall healthcare. Generally, healthcare documents are highly susceptible to loss, theft, and damage. 

Blockchain is a decentralized, digital ledger system that uses encryption to share information or transactions across a network of computers. Each “block” of new information is linked to the...

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