Healthcare Smart Contract Market Worth $7.8 Billion By 2030

June 2022 | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)

Healthcare Smart Contract Market Growth & Trends

The global healthcare smart contracts market size is expected to reach USD 7.83 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 20.5% from 2022 to 2030. Key benefits offered by technology such as decentralized management, data provenance, robust data, traceable data drive the market. Increasing businesses demand the requirement to bring revolutionary changes in all the aspects of their businesses as technology and time progress. When it comes to the health care field, the urgency of growth escalates to higher levels. Quality healthcare services supported with the modern technology is the need. Furthermore, the healthcare system landscape is shifting to a more patient-centric approach. Thus, aforementioned factors expected to adopt the smart contract during the forecast period.

Besides, the COVID-19 pandemic has showed the restrictions in existing healthcare systems to handle patient records securely and transparently, and innovative protocols are essential to address such shortcomings. Application of Blockchain technology is gaining traction in healthcare and can alleviate these issues. For instance, a study published in January 2022 demonstrated that securely and quickly storing and retrieving COVID-19-related health information using smart contracts with the Ethereum blockchain allows the patient information protection while enabling more efficient research and communication. Thus, an attractive option of smart contracts to safeguard the storage of medical records and associated data logs will support the market growth.

According to Forbes, pharmaceutical corporations incur an estimated $200 billion annual loss owing to counterfeit drugs globally. Thus, adoption of Smart Contracts technology which is likely to trace drugs over their whole life cycle is expected to boost during the forecast timeline. Moreover, the corporations are utilizing digital technology to mitigate such issues, which in turn, supports market growth. For instance, the solution Merck KGaA are developing offers a framework to produce digital trust by simply transforming human trust in quality control into a more effective machine-to-machine (M2M) interaction. Its new, multi-patented technology, which is built on numerous blockchain layers, digital certificates, crypto anchors, and smart contracts will offer one “single source of truth”.

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Healthcare Smart Contract Market Report Highlights

  • Ethereum held the largest revenue share in 2021. This type of blockchain can work with both external owned accounts and internal contract accounts

  • Under the application, Supply Chain Management held the major share in 2021. The growth can be attributed to increasing awareness and demand for superior drugs

  • Healthcare Payer showed the fastest growing market owing to broad range of technology uses and applications of technology in healthcare

  • North America is expected to emerge as the second largest dominating region in this market space. The U.S. is observed to have highest number of companies dealing in this space, which in turn, has contributed to the large share of regional market

  • The market is highly competitive in nature. In November 2018, Change Healthcare and TIBCO Software have publicized a partnership to build the first healthcare smart contract system, using the TIBCO's smart contract developer project, “Project Dovetail” and Change Healthcare Intelligent Healthcare Network blockchain technology

Healthcare Smart Contract Market Segmentation

Grand View Research has segmented the global Healthcare Smart Contract Market based on blockchain type, application, end-use, and region:

Healthcare Smart Contract Blockchain Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

  • Hyperledger Fabric

  • MultiChain56

  • Ethereum

  • Others

Healthcare Smart Contract Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

  • Data Exchange and Interoperability

  • Clinical Trials

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Claims Adjudication and Billing Management

  • Others

Healthcare Smart Contract End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

  • Healthcare Provider

  • Healthcare Payer

  • Drug and Medical Device Companies

  • Others

Healthcare Smart Contract Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • U.K.

    • France

    • Italy

    • Spain

  • Asia Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Mexico

  • Middle East & Africa

    • South Africa

    • Saudi Arabia

List of Key Players of the Healthcare Smart Contract Market

  • IBM

  • ScienceSoft USA Corporation

  • Blockchain AI Solutions Ltd (FarmaTrust)

  • SmartData Enterprises

  • ION Medical Safety

  • Aetsoft Inc.

  • Apriorit


  • Medicalchain 

  • PokitDok

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