SysteMedic - a blockchain based health management system - today announced that it has joined the XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance, a global coalition that combines the power of collaboration, competition, shared innovation and radical thinking to accelerate solutions that can be applied to COVID-19 and future pandemics.
Alongside Alliance partners including Intel, Illumina, MIT Solve, Nvidia, IDEO and others, SysteMedic will provide unique insight into how blockchain and emerging technologies can be used to create intelligent solutions that help mitigate the risks of COVID-19. “The platform enables broad-based population screening and providing individual with a digital passport to secure freedom of movement. The platform will provide healthcare professionals, industry and nations with the tools required to trace, isolate and surgically attack outbreaks. Its blockchain architecture guarantees citizens full control and security over their personal data while providing authorities access to valuable anonymous Big Data as to define and execute policies or support research.”
The XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance calls on the most urgent and promising solutions that might help prevent, contain, and stop the spread of COVID-19. With over 190 members it is a global community that is united in a common purpose to address the immediate needs and find long-term solutions to pandemic threats.
“We are excited to join the XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance and contribute to the global effort to find solutions to COVID-19. Ourteam has worked incredibly fast to gather industry qualification and develop a more resilient healthcare platform to fight COVID-19 and future pandemics.Leveraging rise-x.io’s existing DIANA technology platform and the right strategic industry partner, SysteMedic can be turned into working, real life software in a matter of days” says Rowan Fenn, CEO, rise-x.io.
Since its conception blockchain technology has shown promise in its application in a healthcare context and the team at SysteMedic is looking to capture this promise. “Our technology has broad application across a large range of qualified healthcare use cases beyond pandemics. COVID-19 provides an opportunity to onboard users and create a digital healthcare platform that advances the healthcare industry to be more transparent, safe and efficient” concludes Fenn.
rise-x.io is a technology company that builds enterprise solutions to support value chain and supply chain automation. Their innovative digital solutions are built to enable autonomous commerce to support machine to machine commercial opportunities to unlock new frontiers of productivity and increase the carrying capacity of the planet. rise-x.io has a corporate presence in the Asia Pacific Region and Europe through their offices in Perth, Singapore and Spain. Recently, the company was named in the Top 10 Enterprise Startups of 2019.