P2418.6 - Blockchain for Healthcare and Life Sciences

Standards Committee: EMB Standards Committee, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Standards Committee Chair: Carole C. Carey [email protected]


Title: P2418.6, Standard for the Framework of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Blockchain Use in Healthcare and the Life and Social Sciences

Scope:  This standard provides a common framework for distributed ledger technology (DLT) usage, implementation, and interaction in healthcare and the life and social sciences, addressing scalability, security and privacy challenges. DLT tokens, smart contracts, transactions, assets, networks, off-chain data storage and access architectural patterns, and both permissioned and permission-less DLT are included in the framework.

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