Analysis of Blokchain Technology Recommendations to be Applied to Medical Record Data Storage Applications in Indonesia

Senny Hapiffah, Widyatama University, Bandung, 40125, Indonesia, Ardiles Sinaga
2020 International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business  
Personal Health Record or we know as the medical record in Indonesia has its regulations relating to ownership, confidentiality and authorization from the authorities to provide medical record entries to their ownership. Not many health facilities in Indonesia that digitize medical record data storage and there are still many health facilities that use third parties to manage medical record data. This raises problems such as data access, data exchange, privacy, security and approval among the
more » ... pproval among the people involved in it. In this case, the doctor is authorized to provide the patient's medical record, according to the examination results that have been carried out by the patient. Blockchain technology or distributed ledger technology seems to offer a solution to some of the problems encountered. Blockchain is a digital ledger of verified transactions that are locked chronologically in an encrypted chain. This platform uses a decentralized approach that allows the information to be distributed and that each piece of distributed information or commonly known as data have shared ownership. Based on these functional needs, Blockchain technology Ethereum can be a solution. Ethereum blockchain provides smart contract features that are stateful and Turing-completeness, so that it can be used to store data and execute complex operations. This study provides an overview of how blockchain technology can be a solution to problems that arise related to the storage of patient medical record data in Indonesia. While the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is used to accommodate file sharing requirements.
doi:10.5815/ijieeb.2020.06.02 fatcat:3t6bvtxxejcrrefq63lvzln7ru