TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Taipei Medical University Hospital and Digital Treasury Corporation (DTCO) jointly unveiled blockchain based personal healthcare record operating system (phrOS) at Hyatt, Taipei on November 10, 2017. This officially marked the entry of blockchain technology in the healthcare sector. phrOS will enable the rise of patient-centric healthcare system, where an individual can carry their own medical information digitally. This would not only secure the data from external hacking threats but also enable seamless cross-hospital treatment and hassle-free online insurance claims by the individual, without having to face complicated procedure of applying for personal medical records. Fubon Financial Holding is actively involved in sponsoring the platform and exploring the benefits of blockchain based smart insurance claims.
The Healthcare Blockchain Forum held at Grand Hyatt Hotel was attended by luminaries from the medical and scientific community. Minister Chen Shizhong of the Ministry of Health and Welfare, President Lin Jianhuang of Taipei Medical University and Yu Wanru legislator, were some of the eminent dignitaries who witnessed and lauded the creation of medical blockchain alliance. DTCO CEO Jacob Lee opened his speech by emphasizing the benefits of blockchain application in healthcare sector and introduced the basic functions of the account, such as: opening of phrOS account for an individual, my health records, intelligent insurance claims, amongst others. Dr. Same Lo, Chief Information Officer of Taipei Medical University, also shared phrOS utilities, such as health checkreports, IoT of wearable devices and filing medical insurance claims.
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