An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens.
Batam, located a short boat ride from Singapore, is working with a group of tech partners on a Public Healthcare Blockchain (PHB), leveraging world-class data analytics tools at a secure data centre.
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The island, which has a population of just over 1.2 million, is implementing the project through the BP Batam Hospital Authority and dClinic. Deloitte South East Asia and JP Consulting are providing project management and clinical governance expertise.
The aim is to prove the effectiveness of a secure, dependable and flexible Longitudinal Electronic Health Record (LEHR) that’s made available for patients and consumers.
The Indonesian authorities are watching the project closely with a view to rolling it out across the whole of Indonesia.
"Bringing these companies together shows how exciting Blockchain can be for healthcare. We aim to show the rest of the world how Blockchain can be leveraged to offer proactive and positive outcomes for consumers across Indonesia,” said Dr. Richard Satur, CEO of dClinic.
dClinic is regarding the project as a
litmus test for a wider implementation of Blockchain solutions with other
governments and organisations around the world.
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