The blockchain technology is not only reserved for cryptocurrencies and the extraction of cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology promises to be much more than this. We already know that the blockchain has the ability to reinvent the financial world and we have seen many examples of how blockchain technology can reinvent the world of transport and logistics. Furthermore, the blockchain is already destroying the education sector and is even making waves at the government level. Did you know that the blockchain also has the ability to completely reinvent the health sector?
Some of the benefits of blockchain technology in healthcare include supply chain management, drug authentication, vaccines, etc. And even the safe storage of medical records and messages. Many of the current "traditional" technologies within hospitals and health centers would benefit from a review of the blockchain, which would be sure to make the processes much more efficient, much cheaper and even much safer.
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is one of the first major hospitals in the world to start exploring blockchain technologies. This emerged clearly in an announcement at the beginning of December announcing a partnership between MGH and MediBloc, a South Korean blockchain company focused on creating blockchain solutions for the delivery and storage of patient data by health service providers.
Second CoindeskSynho Do, the director of the medical imaging and calculation laboratory, said that this partnership will benefit a number of different areas in the MGH operation:
"From the analysis of medical images to the exchange of health information by exploiting our cutting-edge technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning.We collaborate with Medibloc, we aim to explore the potentials of blockchain technology to provide safe solutions to exchange health information, integrate AI applications for health into the daily clinical workflow and support [a] platform for sharing and labeling data for the development of machine learning models. "
By 2019, we expect more hospitals and health centers to establish links to some of the many medicine-oriented blockchain startups that are now beginning to enter the industry. We must also focus on the likes of VeChain, which announced a partnership with the Chinese government in 2018 that was set up to explore the production of a blockchain solution to help provide assistance and registration of the vaccination program. of the countries. This will benefit people in China, as if using VeChain technology, patients will have access to better, more consistent and safer vaccinations, which in the past has proved difficult to achieve.
This VeChain move is undoubtedly the beginning of many others that could in turn inspire the entire industry to turn to the blockchain.