The novel coronavirus that causes the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread all over the world at an unprecedented rate. With growing recognition of the distributed nature of health services, the technology of blockchain has recently reached the impetus of the healthcare domain. This article provides: 1) a panoramic overview of existing solutions and scenarios incorporating blockchain to combat COVID-19 in the healthcare domain along with their benefits and challenges; as well as 2) a framework that will facilitate new research activities on this subject.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Hardware and Architecture
- Computer Science Applications