Blockchain can increase the security of intelligent medical payments, says Innova's manager
Mark Tsai, Taipei; Willis Ke, DIGITIMES
While advanced hospitals are adopting smart systems to save time for patients, blockchain technology can be applied to further improve the quality and security of systems, according to SW Lai, chief software engineer at Innova Solutions, a US-based IT services specializing in highly complex corporate infrastructures.
Lai said that his company's company-level medical payment solutions, which now hold a share of 85% of the US market, highlight performance and payment security, storage of patients' mass medical data, stability of the flow cash and accuracy of the account, in particular security and accuracy are the two main concerns.
Lai has revealed that Innova is gradually incorporating the blockchain into the medical payments industry at the corporate level, leveraging blockchain traits of decentralization, resistance, openness, independence, security and anonymity to safeguard the cash flow of medical payments and facilitate secure transmission and stable patient data staff.
The company created Innova Solutions Taiwan as the first foreign research and development center, which now has a total of 110 employees, of which 99% are IT engineers, including more than 30% of multinational engineers.
In addition to integrating blockchain technology to increase data security for users of medical payment solutions, Innova is also applying artificial intelligence to manage data mining and analysis jobs.
In addition, Innova has also developed voice communication software products and is collaborating with Alexa, Amazon's intelligent voice assistant, to integrate the integration of its software into IoT systems. The company will also develop software for the application of wearable devices needed in future preventive medicine, according to Lai.
SW Lai, chief software engineer for Innova Solutions
Photo: Shihmin Fu, Digitimes, October 2018