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Blockchain for Enterprise

By : Narayan Prusty
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Blockchain for Enterprise

By: Narayan Prusty

Overview of this book

The increasing growth in blockchain use is enormous, and it is changing the way business is done. Many leading organizations are already exploring the potential of blockchain. With this book, you will learn to build end-to-end enterprise-level decentralized applications and scale them across your organization to meet your company's needs. This book will help you understand what DApps are and how the blockchain ecosystem works, via real-world examples. This extensive end-to-end book covers every blockchain aspect for business and for developers. You will master process flows and incorporate them into your own enterprise. You will learn how to use J.P. Morgan’s Quorum to build blockchain-based applications. You will also learn how to write applications that can help communicate enterprise blockchain solutions. You will learn how to write smart contracts that run without censorship and third-party interference. Once you've grasped what a blockchain is and have learned about Quorum, you will jump into building real-world practical blockchain applications for sectors such as payment and money transfer, healthcare, cloud computing, supply chain management, and much more.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Chapter 7. Building a DApp for Digitizing Medical Records

The whole health industry is filled with a great many paper-based medical records, which is causing huge losses in terms of money, time, and lives. Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) are the solutions to many of the problems caused by paper records. There are many companies and researchers working on building EMR data management and sharing systems using blockchain technology. We will design a very different solution than the ones you will find on the internet, in the sense that those are focused only on anonymity, access control, security, and privacy, whereas our solution will also provide user experience and mass adoptability by enabling cross-application communication. While building the system, we will learn how to achieve privacy using Proxy Re-Encryption (PRE).

In this chapter, we will learn about the following topics:

  • What a healthcare data management system is and what its functionalities are?
  • The problems caused by paper medical...