Moving     Toward     a     Blockchain-based     Method     for      the     Secure     Storage     of          Patient     Records

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Today’s methods of recording and sharing patient data have a number of limitations that restrict patients’ access to their clinical records, reduce availability of essential data to care providers, and ultimately present a barrier to transforming. healthcare into a learning health system. Storing patient healthcare data in a blockchain-based storage scheme can remediate these shortcomings. This paper discusses blockchain as a novel approach to secure health data storage, implementation obstacles, and a plan for transitioning incrementally from current technology to a blockchain solution