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BLOCKCHAIN FOR CHAIN PREVENTION,MONITORING AND EVALUATION

 
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BLOCKCHAIN FOR CHAIN PREVENTION,MONITORING AND EVALUATION
by Ivyonne Kimani - Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 4:52 AM
 

 BLOCKCHAIN FOR DISEASE PREVENTION, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

Ivyonne Kimani, Ustawi Biomedical Research Innovation and Industrial Centers of Africa

Blockchain technology has the potential to solve interoperability challenges present in  health systems. Indeed, blockchain has great promise to be the technical standard for management of data for health consumers, researchers, providers, payers, suppliers. Blockchain can securely share electronic health data. A health IT infrastructure built on blockchain technology has far-reaching potential to promote the development of precision medicine, advance medical research and invite patients to be more accountable for their health.

We propose to use the blockchain technology to create incentives for

a.       for consumers of health who adopt healthy behaviors

b.       educators who provide high quality education to their learners

c.       researchers who propose original research projects addressing problems of everyday concern

d.       researchers who publish their work on peer reviewed professional journals

e.       researchers who present their work in professional conferences

f.        medical doctors who do their best to provide care of highest quality possible