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MSF is now using Blockchain technology to record medical records

MSF is now using Blockchain technology to record medical records

In a press conference held on November 11, Blockchain-based document security company Transcrypts ad Partnership with Doctors Without Borders (DWB), which started on 14 October. Working together, they have already uploaded 6,500 immunization records to the blockchain, with a goal of 76,000 by 2022.

Most of the recorded vaccinations are COVID-19 vaccines, but the company stated that the goal is to store all patients’ medical records on the blockchain, where they can be accessed from the patient’s mobile phone. The California-based startup was founded last year by Zane Moore, Then he is still an electrical engineering student at San Jose State University. The company has now Paychex, ADP, Zoom and Spirit Airlines And inspiration as clients.

Transcrypts began as an anti-appeal fraud tool, targeting HR professionals, before expanding into income verification for homeowners. Now the company says it sees itself as a complete documentation service. Partnership with DWB is your first foray into medical records. Previously, Transcrypt found that HIPAA and other regulatory compliance laws essentially prohibit the use of blockchain as an acceptable method of storing medical records in the United States.

Speaking of access to medical records of patients in developing countries, Al-Zaidi said that Blockchain technology can be of great help in preventing many unnecessary deaths:

“In India, more than 700,000 people die each year due to the inability to access patients’ medical records. Most of these deaths could have been prevented if doctors had access to a patient’s complete medical records. With this partnership, doctors Sin Fronteras and TransCrypts hope to create a future This loss of life can be mitigated.”

This is not the first time that COVID vaccination records have been stored on the blockchain. Cointelegraph mentioned In January about the launch of the veChain program to do so in a large hospital in Cyprus.

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