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Partnership Uses Blockchain Technology To Secure Fertility Data

In the News / By Health-IT Security / Oct 02, 2018

A partnership between Donor Concierge and ALTR will use blockchain technology to secure health data and patient privacy for the FRTYL fertility exchange.

Summary

ALTR’s data-security platform enables FRTYL to store and retrieve data, as well as anonymize it so that it can be used as a trusted resource that protects the identity and authenticity of all participants involved, the companies explained. FRTYL’s centralized database brings a repository of surrogates and more than 15,000 egg donors together so they can be matched with intended parents. Sensitive information residing in the database includes family health history, sexual health history, drug and alcohol use, previous egg donation cycle history, and personal genetic carrier information.


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