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April 30, 2020

IBM Using Blockchain to Solve Supply Issues Due to Covid-19

Given the ongoing demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies, healthcare organizations need to be able to quickly find and verify new vendors.  Hospitals, pharmacies, and healthcare entities need help identifying these new suppliers, efficiently vetting and on-boarding them, and understanding their real-time inventory availability. IBM has launched a blockchain network, called Rapid Supplier Connect, to help government agencies and healthcare organizations more quickly identify and onboard alternative vendors of supplies and equipment.