Using Blockchain-Based Smart Contracts to Solve Problems in Administering IT Ecosystem Services

Cloud computing, as we know it today, has been an enormous advance in the service segments — from the dawn of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and now Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS). Continue reading “Using Blockchain-Based Smart Contracts to Solve Problems in Administering IT Ecosystem Services”

Using Temperature Monitoring Devices to Improve the Cold Chain for Vaccines

Proper vaccine storage and handling have been an essential factor in preventing and eradicating many common vaccine-preventable diseases. Failure to regulate a vaccine’s temperature can reduce its potency, resulting in inadequate immune responses in patients and reduced protection against diseases. Providers in Vaccines for Children [VFC] programs must pay close attention to the cold chain to prevent vaccines from being exposed to temperatures outside the recommended ranges. Continue reading “Using Temperature Monitoring Devices to Improve the Cold Chain for Vaccines”