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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)
Title Page
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Introduction to EMRs data management and sharing systems

EMRs consist of critical, highly sensitive private information in healthcare, and need to be frequently shared among peers. EMR data management and sharing systems facilitate secure and trustable ways for different actors to read and write EMRs to the system. These systems should ensure privacy, security, availability, and fine-grained access control over EMR data. EMRs include prescriptions, lab reports, bills, and any other paper-based record that you can find in hospitals.

In general, an EMR data management and sharing system allow doctors to issue digital prescriptions, pharmacies to pull prescriptions based on a patient's identity, labs to issue digital reports, patients to see all their records and share them with others, and so on. 

Problems with paper-based medical records

Medical records need to be distributed and shared among peers, such as healthcare providers, insurance companies, pharmacies, researchers, and patients' families...