SHS Web Conf.
Volume 68, 20197th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference SOCIETY. HEALTH. WELFARE
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Society: Justice and Security|
|Published online||25 November 2019|
Legal implementation of blockchain technology in pharmacy
1 Poltava Law Institute, Poltava, UKraine
2 Shupyk National Medical Academy, Kiev, UKraine
Author analyzes the possibilities of using blockchain technology in pharmaceutical sphere with the purpose of detection of counterfeit and poor-quality medicinal products and discusses the legal acts concerning the use of this technology. Author examines the grounds for the legal provision of blockchain technology in pharmaceutical sector in order to protect the rights of patients. The necessity of legal regulation of the use of blockchain technology by private parties is substantiated taking into account the private legal nature of this system. The mechanism of application of this technology in pharmaceutical activity is revealed.
Key words: counterfeit medical products / fake medicine / blockchain technology
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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