Research on the application and development trend of blockchain technology to patents in the field of medical and health information

Update:Aug. 25, 2021Total Views:986Total Downloads:355 DownloadMobile

Author: Ji-Bin XIN Li-Jun WU Xin YANG Man WANG

Affiliation: Fudan University Library, Shanghai 200433, China

Keywords: Blockchain Health and medical information Patent analysis Social network analysis Competitive situation

DOI:10.12173/j.issn.1004-5511.202102011

Reference:Xin JB, Wu LJ, Yang X, Wang M. Research on the application and development trend of blockchain technology to patents in the field of medical and health information[J]. Yixue Xinzhi Zazhi, 2021, 31(4): 257-265. DOI: 10.12173/j.issn.1004-5511.202102011.[Article in Chinese]

  • Abstract
  • Full-text
  • Figures and Tables
  • References
Abstract

Objective  To analyze the patents of blockchain technology in the field of medical and health information worldwide. Methods  Based on the blockchain patent data in this field from 2009 to 2020 in the Orbit patent database, both patent and social network analysis were used to analyze the application situation, distribution of research and development institu-tions, key areas and cooperation networks. Results  A total of 1,927 invention patent samples of blockchain technology in the field of medical and health information were obtained, and 1,660 valid patents (86.1%) were obtained. China is the country with the largest number of patents (615), but the United States is the country with the largest number of patent priorities (1,031). Blockchain technology has been applied in many fields, such as healthcare informatics, electronic digital data processing, digital information transmission, diagnosis and identifica-tion. Conclusion  Blockchain technology in the field of medical and health information is undergoing a period of rapid development. China should enhance the awareness of the global patent layout, and further consolidate the technological research and development, and co-operation in data identification, data representation and record carrier, transmission devices.

Full-text
Please download the PDF version to read the full text: download
References

1 中国信通院. 区块链白皮书(2018年)[EB/OL]. (2018-09-05) [Access on 2021-02-26]. http://www.caict.ac.cn/kxyj/qwfb/bps/201809/P020180905517892312190.pdf.

2. 中国信通院. 区块链白皮书(2019年)[EB/OL]. (2019-11-08) [Access on 2021-02-26]. http://www.caict.ac.cn/kxyj/qwfb/bps/201911/P020191108365460712077.pdf.

3. 王玲, 李倩, 王金晓. 我国区块链行业及典型机构专利地图分析[J]. 科技管理研究, 2019, 39(20): 161-168. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1000-7695.2019.20.022. [Wang L, Li Q, Wang JX. Patent map a.nalysis of China's block chain industry and typical institutions[J]. Science and Technology Management Research, 2019, 39(20): 161-168.]

4 苑朋彬, 佟贺丰, 赵蕴华. 基于专利分析的全球区块链技术竞争态势研究[J]. 全球科技经济瞭望, 2018, 33(3): 69-76. DOI: 10.3772/j.issn.1009-8623.2018.03.011. [Yuan PB, Tong HF, Zhao YH. R.esearch on competitive situation of global block-chain technology based on patent analysis[J]. Global Science, Technology and Economy Outlook, 2018, 33(3): 69-76.]

5 雷孝平, 张海超, 桂婕, 等. 基于论文和专利的区块链技术研发状况分析[J]. 情报工程, 2017, 3(2): 20-32. DOI: 10.3772/j.issn.2095-915X.2017.02.004. [Lei XP, Zhang HC, Gui J, et al. R.&D analysis of blockchain technology based on papers and patents[J]. Technology Intelli-gence Engineering, 2017, 3(2): 20-32.]

6 刘星, 单晓光, 姜南. 基于专利信息的中美区块链技术竞争态势分析[J]. 科技进步与对策, 2020, 37(18): 1-9. DOI: 10.6049/kjjbydc.2019120450. [Liu X, Shan XG, Jiang N. Analysis on the t.echnological competition situation of blockchain between China and the United States based on patent information[J]. Science & Technology Progress and Policy, 2020, 37(18): 1-9.]

7 Waniek M, Michalak TP, Wooldridge MJ, et al. Hiding individuals and communities in a social network[J]. Nature Human Behaviour, 2018, 2(2): 139-147. DOI: 1.0.1038/s41562-017-0290-3.

8 Erickson BH. Social network analysis: methods and applications.(book reviews)[J]. His-torical Methods, 1997, 30(3): 149-157. DOI: 10.1080/01615449709601182.

9. 王山, 谭宗颖. 技术生命周期判断方法研究综述[J]. 现代情报, 2020, 40(11): 144-153. DOI: 10.3969/j. issn.1008-0821.2020.11.015. [Wang S, Tan ZY. Review of technology life cycle a.nalysis methods[J]. Journal of Modern Information, 2020, 40(11): 144-153.]

10.  Schmoch U. Concept of a technology classification for country comparison: final report to the world intellectual property organisation[R]. Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, 2008.

11.  国务院关于印发“十三五”国家信息化规划的通知[EB/OL]. (2016-12-27) [Access on 2021-02-26]. http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/content/2016-12/27/content_5153411.htm.

12.  葛亮,张亚东.全球区块链技术专利分析[J].中国发明与专利, 2019, 16(1): 39-46. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1672-6081.2019.01.008. [Ge L, Zhang YD. Patent analysis of global blockchain technology[J]. China Invention & Patent, 2019, 16(1): 39-46.]

13.  Hasselgren A, Kralevska K, Gligoroski D, et al. Blockchain in healthcare and health sci-ences-a scoping review[J]. Int J Med Inform, 2020, 134: 104040. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.104040.

14.  Agbo CC, Mahmoud QH, Eklund JM. Blockchain technology in healthcare: a systematic review[J]. Healthcare (Basel), 2019, 7(2): 56. DOI: 10.3390/healthcare7020056.

15.  麻省理工评出全球“最聪明的”15家生物医疗公司[EB/OL]. (2016-06-27) [Access on 2021-02-26]. http://news.eeworld.com.cn/medical_electronics/article_201606276649.html.

16.  平安壹账通. 基于BNaaS打造区块链生态网络[EB/OL]. (2019-05-31) [Access on 2021-02-26]. http://www.shilian.com/zixun/redian/29418.html.

17.  Roman-Belmonte JM, De la Corte-Rodriguez H, Rodriguez-Merchan EC. How blockchain technology can change medicine[J]. Postgrad Med, 2018, 130(4): 420-427. DOI: 10.1080/00325481.2018.1472996.

18.  周适.全球区块链专利布局研究[J].信息通信技术与政策, 2018, (7): 21-25. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1008-9217. 2018.07.005. [Zhou S. Research on the global patent map of block chain technology[J]. Information and Communications Technology and Policy, 2018, (7): 21-25.]

Hot Papers