NFT In Healthcare: How Patients Could Monetise Their Health Data

NFT In Healthcare: How Patients Could Monetise Their Health Data

Posted Jan 14, 2022 from

But beyond $69.3 million-worth NFT art and relying on technology that consumes as much energy as a whole country, NFTs represent a unique potential in the digital health age: that of patients, rather than companies, owning their own digital healthcare data. Crowning it as the Word of the Year for 2021, dictionary publisher Collins defines a non-fungible token as “a unique digital certificate, registered in a blockchain, that is used to record ownership of an asset such as an artwork or a collectible.” Creating or “mining” NFT transactions leverage blockchain technology, akin to what cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are based on.


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