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Blockchain for Healthcare Systems
Challenges, Privacy, and Securing of Data

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ISBN 9780367693527
October 1, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
240 Pages 36 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book provides a detailed insight about how to reap the benefits of Blockchain technology in healthcare owing to the fact that the healthcare sector faces several challenges associated with privacy and security issues of data. It also provides in-depth knowledge regarding Blockchain in healthcare and the underlying components.

This book talks about securing healthcare data using blockchain technology. It discusses challenges and solutions for blockchain technology in the healthcare sector and presents the digital transformation of the healthcare sector using different technologies. It covers the handling of healthcare data/medical records and managing the medical supply chain all using Blockchain technology.

The contents of this book are highly beneficial to educators, researchers, and others working in a similar domain.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction. 1. Introduction to Blockchain Technology: Concepts. 2. Blockchain Based Data Storage Framework. 3. Blockchain and Healthcare. 4. Digital Transformation of Healthcare Sector by Different Technologies. Section 2: Healthcare Sector. 5. Handling Healthcare Data Using Blockchain Technology. 6. Cloud-Based Blockchain Framework for Handling Healthcare Data. 7. Blockchain Based Smart Applications for Healthcare. 8. Blockchain Applications for Healthcare Diagnosis. 9. Managing Medical Supply Chain Using Blockchain Technology. 10. Blockchain Use for Pandemics. 11. Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with Healthcare. 12. Blockchain in Healthcare: Challenges and Solutions. 13. Blockchain and Healthcare: Future Directions. Section 3: Security. 14. Secure Healthcare Framework Using Blockchain and Public Key Cryptography. 15. DNA Cryptography and Blockchain for Healthcare. 16. Anonymity Concerns for Blockchain While Handling Healthcare Data. 17. Security and Privacy Issues Associated with Blockchain Use in Healthcare. 18. Cyber Attacks and Vulnerabilities in Medical Devices and Healthcare Sector. 19. Fraud Detection in Medical Billing and Insurance Claims. Section 4: Case Studies. 20. Case studies.

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Sheikh Mohammad Idrees received his Ph.D. Degree from the Department of Computer Science, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. He is currently working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of Computer Science (IDI), Norwegian University and Science and Technology. He is the recipient of Alain Bensoussan Fellowship award under European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics, Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France. He has authored and co-authored several scientific publications in well reputed journals and international conferences. He is also a frequent book editor of Springer and CRC Press (Taylor and Francis group) books apart from being a frequent reviewer of various reputed international journals and conferences.

Parul Agarwal is associated with Jamia Hamdard since 2002. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Her area of specialization include Fuzzy Data Mining, Cloud Computing, Blockchain Technology and Soft Computing. Her particular interest includes Sustainable Computing and its applications in Agriculture, transportation and health care. She has published several papers in reputed and SCI, Scopus and Elsevier indexed journals and many book chapters published by CRC press, Springer, IGI-Global are to her credit. She has chaired several sessions of International/ National Conferences of repute. Currently, several PhD. Scholars are working under her supervision. Member of several committees at university level and membership of several professional bodies like ISTE, IEEE are to her credit.

M. Afshar Alam received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has served as the Dean of School, DSW, and a Foreign Student’s Advisor with Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, where he is currently a full time Professor, Head and the Dean of School of Engineering Science and Technology. He is well known internationally for his work. He is also an Invited Professor at various universities all over the world. He is also an Expert Member of various Government committees in India. He has more than 24 years of teaching experience and has supervised more than 25 Ph.D. students in all these years. He has published over 130 research articles in well-reputed journals, besides authoring several books. His research interests include the areas of data analytics, cloud computing, big data, applied machine learning and predictive modeling, AI, sustainable development, cyber security, and time series analysis.