IBM and Walmart have been selected for a US government programme to develop a track and trace system for domestic pharmaceutical shipments using blockchain.
Together with KPMG and Merck, they were chosen by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to participate in the pilot, scheduled for completion in Q4.
“Blockchain could provide an important approach to improve trust in the biopharmaceutical supply chain,” said IBM global leader for blockchain in healthcare, Mark Treshock.
“We believe …
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