If there's one thing healthcare folks know about bitcoin, it's that the cryptocurrency can be used for paying ransom. The poorly understood currency is how many organizations have paid to get their data back from the hackers who sneak into their IT systems and encrypt it.
Hospital execs remain wary of bitcoin as the currency goes mainstream
Bitcoin futures recently launched on a mainstream exchange. But the healthcare industry has been slow to adopt the cryptocurrency for anything more than paying ransom for breached data.
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