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COVID-19 vaccination data saved on VeChain as use instances develop

01/06/2021

A hospital in Cyprus is now using the VeChain blockchain to retailer vaccination data.

The Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus, one of many nation’s largest non-public well being services, is storing its COVID-19 vaccination data on VeChain — providing one other compelling use case for the supply-chain logistics platform. 

As of Jan. 4, 100 medical doctors and personnel had obtained their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the hospital mentioned in a information launch. The vaccinated personnel additionally obtained a digital certificates on their E-HCert App, an digital pockets for lab outcomes primarily based on the VeChain Thor blockchain.

The digital certificates are “one other step in direction of digital transformation of the healthcare business through VeChainThor Blockchain,” the Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus mentioned.

In a Twitter put up earlier this week, the VeChain Basis mentioned its expertise gives governments and people assurances that the check outcomes are legitimate.

The E-HCert App was carried out on the hospital in June. Over a three-month interval between June and August, the app recorded the COVID-19 check outcomes of greater than 8,000 folks, in keeping with VeChain.

In December, VeChain introduced that one other Cyprus-based medical facility, Aretaeio Hospital, had additionally built-in the digital lab check pockets answer.

For all its potential use instances, VeChain has singled out healthcare as one business primed for disruption due to blockchain expertise.

In response to the corporate, blockchain expertise “represents one of the best alternative to radically reshape the present paradigm and alter the supply of healthcare, check outcomes, therapeutics, diagnostics in addition to advance the method and safety of data alternate between events.”

Launched in 2018, VeChain claims to allow safe product lifecycle administration by specializing in provide chain and Web of Issues protocols. The undertaking has obtained robust backing from numerous ranges of the Chinese language authorities and has established partnerships with Walmart, BMW and LVMH, amongst others.

VeChain’s cryptocurrency, VET, has gained greater than 20% over the previous 24% and 56% up to now week, in keeping with CoinMarketCap. It’s at present ranked twentieth by complete market capitalization with a worth of round $1.95 billion.