Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : October, 2020 | Healthcare IT | PPT format

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Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market – Introduction

The healthcare industry is plagued by a range of pressing challenges ranging from managing patient data to maintaining the supply chain of drugs. While not only a pile of patient data but challenges such as inefficiencies, bureaucracy, errors and higher administrative costs are the pressing challenges of the healthcare industry. Blockchain technology is expected to disrupt the healthcare industry as it holds the potential to solve the industry’s most daunting challenges while offering a value-add as well as profitability. These factors are boosting the blockchain technology in healthcare market.

Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market – Notable Developments

  • In September 2018, Taiwan-based Taipei Medical University Hospital established an online blockchain technology-based healthcare platform to improve management of patient data among medical institutes of the country.
  • In January 2019, Aetna, now owned by CVS Health, collaborated with PNC Bank and IBM to design a blockchain healthcare network initiative which also includes Anthem and Health Care Service Corporation.
  • In February 2019, CSE SG, a Singapore-based startup introduced a new generation Smart Contract 2.0 that features super-fast blockchain 3.0 technology. The company has partnered with the healthcare service providers in Thailand and Korea to integrate Smart Contract 2.0 with an aim to improve the healthcare management processes.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global blockchain technology in healthcare market include –

  • IBM
  • Hashed Health
  • Microsoft
  • PokitDok
  • Guardtime
  • iSolve
  • Gem
  • Factom
  • Chronicled
  • Proof.Work
  • Blockpharma
  • Patientory
  • FarmaTrust
  • SimplyVital Health
  • Medicalchain

Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market Dynamics

Blockchain Technology to Offer Patient-Centric Business Model

Blockchain allows a transparent yet secure patient data management and enables tracking of data across computing devices. The blockchain technology offers a consistent database stored through a single record which users can easily trace and audit. Also, the decentralized database wherein copies of data are stored at multiple places without the need of a third-party administrator eliminate the need for a middleman, thereby reducing the administration cost. These benefits allow the blockchain technology to maintain a transparent patient database, thereby holding the potential to establish a patient-centric business model in the healthcare systems. Blockchain technology in healthcare market is likely to benefit due to this.

Despite Great Potential, Blockchain Technology in Healthcare to Witness Slow Penetration

Integration of blockchain technology in healthcare includes a number of processes and stakeholders requirements including period of deployment – short, medium or long term, scalability and important safety features. Currently, blockchain is witnessing penetration in the back-office operations wherein the technology is utilized to enhance traceability of the supply chain. On the other hand, front-end operations of the healthcare industry can be significantly improved by enabling patient’s access to data through blockchain, however, penetration of the technology is expected to remain slow as the total integration of the blockchain technology will require big infrastructure changes and appropriate ecosystem. Blockchain technology in healthcare market is likely to benefit due to this.

Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market – Regional Outlook

North America is expected to witness significant penetration of blockchain technology in healthcare sector during the forecast period. The reasons can be attributed to higher adoption rates of advanced medical technologies in the well-established healthcare infrastructure in the region. Steady healthcare expenditure is also expected to fuel the adoption of blockchain technology in healthcare in the coming years. While Europe represents the second leading revenues in the blockchain technology in healthcare market, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness rapid penetration of blockchain technology in healthcare market. Blockchain technology in healthcare market is likely to benefit due to this.

Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market – Segmentation

Blockchain technology in healthcare market is segmented based on application and end user.

Based on end user, the blockchain technology in healthcare market is segmented into,

  • Healthcare payers
  • Healthcare providers
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Others

Based on application, the blockchain technology in healthcare market is segmented into,

  • Claims adjudication & billing management
  • Clinical data exchange & interoperability
  • Others

This study provides a particularized anatomy according to the L.E.A.P mechanism

  • Latest trends and cardinal growth prospects
  • Existing and future insights in growth
  • Ascensions in technology
  • Pain points

The regional analysis offers market assays across:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study, prepared through the L.E.A.P mechanism adds a dimension of infallibility and assures precise information on all the growth dynamics.

Latest Trends and Cardinal Growth Prospects

The study assists in burnishing the knowledge of the stakeholder in terms of the emerging trends. The study provides an expansive coverage on the latest developments and novel profit-yielding sources that augur well with the market. A dedicated and determined team of experts conduct an out-and-out research on diverse aspects to offer ultimate breakthroughs in the market.

Existing and Future Insights in Growth

The interfusion of ubiquitous primary and secondary research through modern tools invites perfection and accuracy in every aspect. Primary research is circumspectly conducted through exhaustive interactions and interviews of experts. These valuable opinions are then neatly inducted in the report to allow the stakeholder for reaping the benefits. A treasure of secondary data is extracted via famed paid sources, yearly estimates and statements, renowned journals, and government documents. These sources assist in creating a robust database comprising existing and subsequent growth dynamics.

Ascensions in Technology

Diverse technological advancements and cutting-edge innovations in the market have been covered in this study to assist the stakeholder in research and development activities. Recent upgrades have also been added in the study, thus helping the stakeholder to paint the strokes of growth on the canvas of the market.

Pain Points

The study presents a plethora of challenges and obstacles that can hinder the growth of the market to allow the stakeholder to prepare their strategies accordingly.

The world ushered in the new decade with the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has damaged the growth prospects of several businesses and has crippled the entire economy. The study is in tandem with the changing dynamics of the market due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. The study focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and analyses every aspect that impacts the growth positively or negatively.

An aerial perspective of the regions covered in this study enables the stakeholder to design strategies accordingly. The 360-degree assessment of every aspect associated with growth offers information on a rainbow of growth opportunities available across the market.

The exhaustive study motivates the stakeholder to take the 'LEAP' of faith and achieve success!

This report is the key to questions such as:

What are the prominent factors that will help in reshaping the market growth?

Which trends have the potential to bring expansive growth for the market?

What are the necessary strategies to overcome the ill-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Which regions will emerge as champion growth contributors for the market?

Which aspects will serve as game-changers for the market?

What are the latest innovations in the market?

Which factors will hinder the growth of the market?