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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 8, August 2019 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

An Electronic Prescription System powered by Speech Recognition, Natural Language Processing and Blockchain Technology

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Jitendra Mahatpure, Dr Mahesh Motwani, Dr Piyush Kumar Shukla



Blockchain, Electronic Prescription, Hyperledger Composer, Natural Language Processing, QR code, Speech to text, Text Processing.



This paper presents a new healthcare system that would change the way of storing and processing health records. It will digitize the complete healthcare process. There won’t be any need to carry paper prescriptions on revisiting doctors. The system will generate an electronic prescription using speech recognition and natural language processing. A QR code on a patient’s smartphone is used to retrieve the digital prescription record stored on a blockchain network. A patient will be able to share historic prescription records to a new doctor. The System enables the patient to manage the privacy of their personal health record. Patient Health Record can only be accessed by using the QR code from the patient’s smartphone as an identity. The system proposed in this paper is targeted to those doctors and clinics that are still using paper-based handwritten prescriptions and cannot afford the existing Electronic Health Record systems available. This system can be fully operated even through a single smartphone. It is a combination of a group of 5 modules working together. Those modules include Hyperledger Composer Blockchain Network, Node.js server REST APIs for communicating with the blockchain network, Python Django REST API server for Natural Language Processing or text processing, a React JS based admin panel and a React-Native based mobile application for Doctors and patients.



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