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IEEE Releases Findings from Blockchain Report


Pharmaceutical Executive

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), a technical professional organization, and the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) announced the upcoming publication of a new independent report-The State of Blockchain Adoption on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain. The report surveys the challenges and benefits of adopting the technology with insights from industry executives presently exploring use cases or testing blockchain in their operations. The study cuts to the core of key protocol and process questions addressing barriers to advancing industry-wide consideration and adoption of the technology. 

The study is based in the US and reached 300 executives familiar with blockchain applications on the pharmaceutical supply chain. The study works to expose the needs to increase confidence in the technology and advance is adoption to reach the desired outcome of securing and optimizing the pharmaceutical supply chain.

More information regarding the study is available here. The full report will be available for purchase in October 2017. 

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