Why the Shift From Legacy Health IT Systems To Novel Technologies Is A Must

The past 18 months have been challenging for both healthcare workers and patients. The pandemic made it abundantly clear that global healthcare systems require a makeover and using novel technologies such as blockchain technology can significantly improve the current status While humans are quick to adapt to new trends, infrastructure changes are more complex to implement, and changing the entire architecture on a global scale can be a time-consuming and costly task at the very least.

Present Healthcare Systems

Currently, healthcare infrastructure relies on legacy systems, which is an umbrella term used for any older clinical technology systems. However, these legacy systems can create several issues with one of the most important ones being their inability to provide updated and real-time patient information and data which is critical in managing a global pandemic.

Due to inefficient management of patient data, medical supplies, the chain of records, transactions, and many more essential data requirements, the shortcomings keep on piling up. Efficient and affordable healthcare models require a secure, sustainable and scalable system that can quickly capture, compile and store all necessary data.

Blockchain technology has come up as an expert solution because of its global connectivity, speedy recording of data, low cost and immutable security & transparency.

Blockchain-Powered Healthcare System

To understand the complete potential of blockchain technology to optimize global healthcare systems, it is vital to understand how the underlying distributed ledger technology (DLT) works. DLT leverages cryptography and decentralized peer-to-peer computing to verify and propagate a chain of transaction records across a global network.

Blockchain is a tamper-resistant network where the healthcare data can be stored anonymously to create a seamless to-and-fro movement between patients and healthcare organizations. One of the best examples of blockchain technology’s utility is presented by Immunify.Life.

Immunify.Life offers an economical and scalable healthcare model powered by Artificial Intelligence and secured by blockchain technology. The project captures health data on a unique AI-supported digital health registry, which is transparent and secure. The project incentivizes de-identified data transfer between patients and healthcare organizations and NGOs for the growth of medical science and generation of real-time Big Data which is essential in managing an outbreak such as COVID-19 or any Global Health priority or emergency.

About Immunify.Life

Immunify.Life is a uniquely transformative and self-sustaining healthcare ecosystem secured by blockchain with the mission to transform the landscape of health management and data utilization. The project leverages the power of the Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence to ensure seamless movement of de-identified patient healthcare data and creation of Big Data for Health.

Immunify.Life has established a strong presence in Africa with a team that has over 60 years of combined experience in the relevant industries. It is a world-first solution to solve global health management primary data needs and directly address crises and global data collection challenges.

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Immunify.life is a transformative and self-sustaining healthcare ecosystem on the Cardano blockchain powered by AI with self sovereign identification.