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Fertility Database Relies on Blockchain for Security

In the News / By IT Pro Today / Apr 05, 2019

Fertility Database Relies on Blockchain for Security. FRTYL is trying to put families' minds at ease through the use of blockchain for security.

Summary

Typically, couples who want to conceive a child through use of donated eggs, sperm, embryos or gestational surrogacy will work with an agency, searching through dozens of databases to find a match. Making for a tedious and risky situation for the clients. To demonstrate the highest level of trust, privacy and security, the FRTYL team chose to develop a system that was not only highly secure, but that also complied with HIPAA. In many ways, that’s a move that goes above and beyond what’s required, since third-party fertility organizations are not governed by HIPAA.

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