CDC Wants to Use Blockchain to Get People to Crisis Zones Faster

NextGov: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is exploring whether blockchain technology can help speed up its process for deploying experts to combat epidemics and other health crises.

When disaster strikes, responders can’t waste time getting their act together, but today disparate databases keep the agency from moving as quickly as officials would like, Sachiko Kuwabara, director of CDC’s Office of Risk Management, said Tuesday at a forum hosted by FCW.

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