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Centralized Vs. Decentralized Data Systems—Which Choice Is Best?

  • David Weldon
  • VentureBeat
  • September 12, 2022

Healthcare and insurance payers spend nearly $496 billion each year on billing and insurance-related costs, noted Bruce Schneier, chief of security architecture at Inrupt—a company created by the father of the modern web, Tim Berners-Lee. As the amount of data continues to grow, it is becoming more difficult for healthcare providers to access necessary information when treating patients.

Providers typically turn to centralized means such as healthcare information exchanges, but these present a laundry list of potential problems, Schneier argued…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.