Saudiarabiens medicinska institution implementerar Blockchain-baserad "Digital Credentialing Solution"

Saudiarabien’s King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre recently became one of the countrys early adopters of blockchain technology after it implemented adigital credentialing solution.


Saudiarabien’s Blockchain Goal

The Saudi Arabian medical institution, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, (KFSHRC) recently completed a deployment of blockchain tech when it implementeda digital credentialing solutionfor all patients that use its facilities. The implementation was carried out via the recently launched Blockchain Lab which has already identified several viable use cases for the technology.

As a result of the deployment of this solution, the hospital can now publish digital certificates directly on the blockchain where they can be verified by residents. The deployment of this solution, according to a påstående released by the hospital, aligns with Saudi Arabias goal of building blockchain know-how as well as the adoption of this technology in healthcare.

Hospital an Early Adopter of Blockchain

Using the blockchain is also said to enable the medical institution to quickly verify and manage patientscredentials. The statement explained:

KFSHRC is now able to securely issue, manage, track and verify hospital credentials in a much faster, efficient and convenient manner. Residents receive a secure email that allows them the ability to view their verified credentials on the blockchain and/or download it directly to their digital mobile wallets.

Under tiden, the hospital’s VD, Majed Alfayyadh, is quoted lauding the fact that KFSHRC is one of the first institutions in the country to adopt blockchain technology. He added that this implementation “har [också] opened the door for real, applied use cases within healthcare.

As previously rapporterad by News, Saudiarabien’s IT decision-makers have identified blockchain as one of the emerging technologies they intend to prioritize in 2022 and beyond. KFSHRCs implementation of the digital credentialing solution suggests Saudi Arabias IT leaders are now backing up their pledge to prioritize the technology.

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