Blockchain-based MDM for data governance A vaccine supply chain use case

By Imane EZZINE, Laila Benhlima

Abstract


The effects of COVID-19 have quickly spread around
the world, testing the limits of the population and the public health
sector. High demand on medical services are offset by disruptions
in daily operations as hospitals struggle to function in the face of
overcapacity, understaffing and information gaps. Faced with
these problems, new technologies are being deployed to fight this
pandemic and help medical staff governments to reduce its spread.
Among these technologies, we find blockchains Artificial
Intelligence which have been used in tracking, prediction
applications and others. However, despite the help that these new
technologies have provided, they remain limited if the data with
which they are fed are not of good quality. In this paper, we
highlight some benefits of using Blockchain and AI to deal with
this pandemic and some data quality issues that still present
challenges to decision making. We present a general Blockchainbased
framework for data governance and particulary we propose
a MDM solution based on blockchain and AI that aims to ensure
a high level of data trust, security, and privacy. Finally, a use case
of healthcare supply chain is described to approach our Master
Data Management MDM model based on blockchain.

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