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June 8-10, 2021
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Tuesday, June 8 • 20:20 - 20:35
Fast, Secure, and Accurate Evaluation of Prescription Drug Reimbursement Claims using Hyperledger Fabric - Alevtina Dubovitskaya, Swisscom AG

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For the reimbursement of some new medicines, health authorities authorize a pre-approval process based on clinical criteria by the health insurance provider. The traditional pre-approval process is paper-based, lacks interoperability and trust, and is often time-consuming, costly, and error-prone. A consortium consisting of a pharmaceutical company, insurance companies, two large teaching hospitals, and a technology provider, created a blockchain-based system using Hyperledger Fabric to optimise the pre-approval process and improve patient treatment. The system was tested with clinical patient data in the setting and compared with the traditional paper-based process regarding. Alevtina will present the system design and implementation, comparative results, and the advantages and barriers for the adoption of blockchain technology for medication cost approval and reimbursement management

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Alevtina Dubovitskaya

Consultant & Lecturer, Swisscom AG & HSLU
Dr. Alevtina Dubovitskaya is a consultant at Swisscom, where her work ranges from clients advisory to the design and implementation of blockchain-based solutions compliant with the laws and regulations. Alevtina is also a lecturer in HSLU, where she is pursuing research work in the... Read More →


Tuesday June 8, 2021 20:20 - 20:35 CEST
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