At the annual meeting in Stockholm of GIRP, the European pharma wholesalers association, Guardtime and IQVIA presented a solution to manage drug shortages.

By combining IQVIA business intelligence and Guardtime's KSI blockchain stack inventory levels can be made visible in the aggregate - without disclosing individual company stocks. This way business confidentiality is preserved while providing all stakeholders with essential information to plan for continued supplies and to protect patient safety.