The Bitfury Group, a UK-based full-service blockchain technology company, announced on Monday it, along with Longenesis, have teamed up with Medical Diagnostic Web (MDW) to implement blockchain technology to MDW’s radiology marketplace.
According to Bitfury, the new partnership will create a next-generation platform for maintaining, sharing and securing medical imaging and diagnostic data. Deployment of this blockchain infrastructure is also expected to set new industry standards for healthcare blockchain implementation. Valery Vavilov, CEO of Bitfury, stated:
“Blockchain technology can strengthen patient data security by providing a tamper-proof record of patient history while simultaneously providing an avenue for doctors to more easily share information. The digitization of trust that blockchain offers, paired with the medical potential of AI algorithms, has the ability to revitalize medical systems all over the world.”
Michael Averbach, MDW CEO and Co-Founder, added:
“A partnership with these industry innovators will enable MDW marketplace to provide the most advanced healthcare blockchain technology available today. Our new hybrid private/public blockchain will provide the best of both worlds — a transparent and flexible yet protected and secure environment for medical data. We believe that together our advanced technologies will pave the way for a new quality standard in healthcare blockchain.”