O n 29th August 2018, NEM Australian Leads, Thanh Le and Jian Chan flew to Perth to host an event with Axonium that included guests from the health and education sector, investors, blockchain enthusiasts and healthcare professionals.
Thanh Le gave an introduction to blockchain technology and discussed how NEM is working with Axonium to help solve one of the biggest problems in healthcare globally, which is the ethical use of one’s health information.
He was joined by Axonium Founder, Ian Varughese, who gave an overview of his health data exchange platform and talked about how utilising blockchain technology such as NEM can help people control their health information by having the option to share their personal data securely and privately and in return, receive rewards.
NEM Australia lead Thanh Le then followed by highlighting the benefits of blockchain technology and how it could be successfully implemented in industries such as healthcare. He also highlighted one of NEM’s key tools, multi-signature, which professionals in the healthcare industry can utilize when securing not only peer to peer transactions but also health data information.
Medical and healthcare professionals were very keen and excited to see how blockchain technology can help improve the security of health data that brings benefits to both individuals and organisations whilst maintaining the anonymity and consent of platform users .