Evaluate How Blockchain Technology Can Prevent Falsified Drugs and Medical Data Breaches in Indian Hospitals
Sarah Anil, Jino
The sale of fake drugs, as well as medical data hacking, are significant threats to the healthcare sector. These problems can cause severe repercussions like financial loss and compromised patient safety as well as privacy. Fake drugs and medical data hacking are highly prevalent in Indian healthcare because of its large population as well as its complicated healthcare system. Blockchain is an innovative technology that helps to prevent these issues in healthcare. Blockchain is used to develop innovative concepts in a wide range of sectors, especially in healthcare. Blockchain technology is employed in a few hospitals in India but the wide adoption of blockchain is one of the aims of this research study. The aim of the research study is to find out the consequences of falsified drugs such as negative impacts on the health of the patients, and financial loss for healthcare providers. Furthermore, the research study will explore the repercussions of medical data hacking in the Indian healthcare industry. This study also investigates how blockchain can help to prevent these problems in Indian hospitals. Apart from that, the researcher will examine the challenges of implementing blockchain technology in Indian healthcare and give recommendations on how to effectively employ blockchain technology in Indian hospitals. In this research study, a quantitative method was employed. The findings of the study were collected by sharing a questionnaire consisting of 13 questions. A cross-sectional study was conducted among various healthcare professionals working in the Indian healthcare system. The questionnaire was designed in such a way that it meets the goal, aim as well as objectives of the research study. From the studies, it is evident that Blockchain technology is the best solution to prevent fake drugs as well as medical data hacking in Indian healthcare, and in the future, it has the potential to advance its practice in healthcare sectors. However, limited awareness is the major challenge in implementing blockchain in the healthcare sector. It can be concluded that this research study will help to comprehend the consequences caused by falsified drugs as well as medical data hacking in Indian healthcare. Moreover, the study clearly demonstrates the potential of blockchain technology as an innovative solution to tackle the problems in the healthcare sector. The findings of the research study are expected to provide a deep understanding for healthcare professionals on how to use blockchain technology to prevent falsified drugs and medical data hacking in the medical field. The use of blockchain technology is anticipated to be extensively adopted by all Indian hospitals as well as international healthcare settings. Moreover, internationally, blockchain is predicted to gain more prominence in the healthcare industry in the coming years. The research study concluded that the implementation of blockchain technology in all Indian hospitals can help to prevent the entry of falsified drugs as well as data hacking.