Nextgov: CDC Wants to Use Blockchain to Get People to Crisis Zones Faster

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is exploring whether blockchain technology can help speed up its process for deploying experts to combat epidemics and other health crises…”

“Getting the right experts on the ground in emergency zones “is central to our ability to respond in a timely and effective way,” Kuwabara said, but it’s a pretty heavy lift. CDC first needs to identify the people with the skills needed for a given situation, then it must ensure those individuals meet all the requirements for deployment. Because the agency frequently operates abroad, that means…” Read the full article here.

Source: CDC Wants to Use Blockchain to Get People to Crisis Zones Faster – By Jack Corrigan, October 31, 2018. Nextgov.

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