Counterfeit medicine is a rapidly rising global epidemic. The size and scope of the issue are reaching a point where the World Health Organization can only roughly estimate that the number of counterfeit meds in the market range from 10-30%. In this latest Blockchain Podcast Series episode, you’ll hear from Carlos Sanchez and Robert Panetta from BlockRx on how the BlockRx Pharma ecosystem is addressing this issue.
In August 2017, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) sponsored a groundbreaking, independent research study focused on the State of Blockchain Adoption on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain. This study will offer detailed insights on unresolved issues, expectations and commitment towards adoption of blockchain for the pharmaceutical supply chain. The research is being conducted by an independent, industry-recognized, third-party research firm which will survey an adequate sample of key partners on the chain including pharma manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacy benefit managers, and dispensaries.