Vol.11, No.1, February 2022.                                                                                                                                                                           ISSN: 2217-8309

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        eISSN: 2217-8333


TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science

Blockchain Technology Implementation for Medical Data Management in Malaysia: Potential, Need and Challenges


Fariha Anjum Hira, Haliyana Khalid, Siti Zaleha Abdul Rasid, Shathees Baskaran, Alam Md Moshiul


© 2022 Fariha Anjum Hira, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 11, Issue 1, Pages 64-74, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM111-08, February 2022.


Received: 22 September 2021.

Revised:   12 January 2022.
Accepted: 17 January 2022.
Published: 28 February 2022.




This study highlights several challenges along with the potential and need for blockchain technology implementation in the Malaysian healthcare industry context. The systematic review unearths potential technological, organizational, environmental, individual-level acceptance concerns and challenges associated with deploying blockchain to support electronic health records. As such, this research serves as the starting point for a chain of studies aiming at detecting, analyzing, and responding to such demands. The study is expected to guide policy and decision-making procedure of a secure and resilient health information exchange for healthcare stakeholders of developing nations such as Malaysia.


Keywords –blockchain, EHR, health information exchange, lifetime health record.



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