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Blockchain has gained a lot of traction as a research area and has found application in a number of industries. The core aspects of blockchain i.e. security, privacy, confidentiality and decentralization make it an apt technology to use in the field of healthcare. Blockchain technology enables a decentralized and distributed environment with no need for a central authority. Transactions in a blockchain can be made secure and trustworthy by using cryptographic principles. In this systematic review, an analysis of state-of-the-art blockchain research in the field of healthcare is conducted. This paper provides a brief introduction to Blockchain. It discusses some of its applications and benefits in healthcare industry The aim is to identify the potential applications of the blockchain technology and to highlight the challenges and possible directions of blockchain research in healthcare. The survey covers an overview of blockchain in healthcare, Electronics Health Records Management, Supply Chain management and application of blockchain in Healthcare and IoT
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