Published on in Vol 22, No 7 (2020): July

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Blockchain in Health Care: Hope or Hype?

Blockchain in Health Care: Hope or Hype?

Blockchain in Health Care: Hope or Hype?

Authors of this article:

Rania El-Gazzar 1 Author Orcid Image ;   Karen Stendal 1 Author Orcid Image


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