Enterprise blockchain VeChain, in partnership with Renji Hospital in Shanghai, has announced the launch of a smart medical care project called “MyBaby” – a blockchain-based in-vitro fertilization (IVF) service application.
The project also includes a collaboration with VeChain partner DNV – the latter to work with VeChain. the supply chain Governance with product and digital assurance for the project.
“The cryptographically secure properties of blockchain technology create a secure and reliable environment and enhance user experience in a way that is unprecedented in the IVF sector.”
The MyBaby project aims to improve the IVF process by enabling families to transparently view all data related to egg development into embryos traced on the blockchain. VeChain believes that the My Baby app has the potential to reduce the anxiety, depression and stress associated with IVF cycles.
As part of the MyBaby service, all information and data trails from the IVF process, including “imagery produced by medical devices for delivery of the zygote,” will be uploaded to the VeChainThor blockchain – the information will be available only to authorized users. My Baby Application.
“The benefits of myBaby are multifaceted, allowing users to view and track the extraction, labeling and scoring of fertilized eggs, as well as the cultivation and preservation of embryos,” the Medium post read.
The project claims to provide additional protection for sensitive and private medical data, by reducing the number of “middlemen between the production and distribution of data”.
This is not the first time Renji Hospital has gone ahead to incorporate blockchain technology, having partnered with VeChain and DNV in 2019. launch “World’s First” Blockchain-Based “Intelligent Tumor Treatment Center”.