Healthcare Governance Design in Blockchain

  • George Garritsen Blockchain Research Group Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • Jan Veuger Saxion University of Applied Sciences (UAS) Schools of Finance & Accounting, Netherlands
Keywords: Blockchain, health care, data, governance, organizations


As a technology, Blockchain will make an important contribution to organizing differently within profit, non-profit organizations and society. The aim of this reorganization is to reduce the pressure of regulation and work by digitally regulating the trust that is now often given by third parties. In addition, Blockchain goes over and through various processes, as a result of which third parties are no longer directly necessary due to the different organization of trust. What does organizing differently now mean for the use of coordination as a mechanism to steer organizations? This article, based on a thorough literature study will give an answer to this question. We looked at how coordination problems can be minimized by organizing it differently. Organizing differently here means no longer working from a central network but collaborating within a decentralized network with Blockchain as the technology. The interaction between the type of organization, the organizational policy, the processes, applications and infrastructure is essential in this respect, in which interoperability plays an important role. Blockchain ultimately contributes to reducing the response time of organizations, which in turn increases their adaptive capacity and therefore makes it possible to respond more quickly to changing market conditions, which are currently also occurring in the healthcare sector.

Author Biography

Jan Veuger, Saxion University of Applied Sciences (UAS) Schools of Finance & Accounting, Netherlands

Professor Blockchain, Leading professor Saxion Blockchain Institute, Saxion University of Applied Sciences (UAS) Schools of Finance & Accounting, School of Creative Technology, School of Governance, Law and Urban Development & Hospitality Business School, Netherlands


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