Doctor Smart Now Facilitates Instant Healthcare Using Blockchain Technology
Today, blockchain plays a significant role in transforming the healthcare industry. Leveraging the technology, Doctor Smart—a digital healthcare and wellness services company—is building a healthcare solution for medical professionals, clinicians, and patients around the world.
Doctor Smart is focusing on making medical treatment available to people no matter where they are. The company promises to offer medical care to the people travelling across the globe including students. The Doctor Smart ecosystem will endow users with online consultations, including telemedicine giving them an option between voice, chat, or video calls with a specialist.
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With various regulations shaping the telehealth market, Doctor Smart complies with the U.S. standards such as HIPAA. Blockchain will be the principal technology for performing all the financial transactions between Doctor Smart users, healthcare specialists, and insurance providers, including the patients. The company will utilize its own tokens to ensure scalability and transparency of operations, on a global scale.
The company has already introduced the first version of Doctor Smart in Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Doctor Smart will continue the development of the solution throughout the year to allow the users to access the latest upgrades to meet their needs successfully. The company looks forward to expanding into new markets such as Europe, Asia, and Latin America by Q2 2019.
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By Shahram Ebadollahi, VP - Innovation & Chief Science Officer, IBM Watson Health