The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has announced winners of its challenge seeking industry ideas on how blockchain technology could be used in healthcare to protect, manage and exchange electronic health information.

Blockchain’s core technology, which underlies the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, is a “data structure that can be timed-stamped and signed using a private key to prevent tampering,” according to ONC.

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