CCube Solutions, Billon Group and The Gekko Group partner to launch a COVID-19 Ready-to-Work app in Q2 2021

Billon Group mobile app displaying COVID-19 immunity status of healthcare worker.

Ready-To-Work app displays healthcare workers’ COVID-19 immunity status and safeguards privacy using Billon Group’s blockchain backend technology.

CCube Solutions, the leading provider of digital health solutions, joined forces with enterprise DLT creator Billon Group and digital services company The Gekko Group, to launch the Ready-to-Work app in Q2 this year. The app uses the distributed ledger document management platform designed by Billon.

It will allow medical and non-medical staff to easily prove they have all the necessary certification and training to work in restricted COVID-19 areas or to move between clinics — potentially saving days of certification delays and administrative hassle. Interested CCube clients can join a free pilot, submitting their interest no later than Tuesday, January 25.

CCube Solutions Managing Director Dr. Vijay Magon comments: “CCube serves over 30 NHS Trusts & Health Boards today, and during these pandemic times, we hear the need to help improve the ability for staff with necessary skills to move more freely to where they are needed and to be able to prove they can enter a restricted area. This product perfectly solves this need, and we are excited to be a partner.”

The Ready-to-Work app is a certification wallet where users can store the required onboarding documents (such as medical training, test results or vaccination certificates) and share them with any employer or third party when required. Users can present certificates online or in person, showing up as a QR code in the app. This saves time and expenses and avoids the inconvenience of needing to search for and carry around physical documents. Billon’s immutable DLT back-end makes documents fraud-resistant and protects the privacy of data in a way that cannot be done easily with traditional technology.

Billon Chief Growth Officer David Putts comments: “We put the integrity of data and verifiable credentials at the forefront of our solution. This new form of distributed ledger technology makes it possible to share credentials which can always be verified for integrity, and where the encryption hides private data from even the operator of the system. Only the issuer of a certificate and the receiver of a certificate have access rights.”

The solution relies on Billon’s DLT platform for credentials storage and sharing which addresses considerable practical, legal and technological challenges for data security and identity protection across large populations. Blockchain-based, it provides decentralised and immutable data storage – the ultimate level of reliable, tamper-proof security. Once a certificate is linked to an ID, it is immutably stored, so it cannot be modified by any participating party. This feature ensures an individual’s capacity to control and protect their data is not compromised while mitigating the individual and public health risk.

Key benefits of the solution are as follows:

  • Hospitals: The platform certifies who has complied with essential standards for returning to work, such as a medically established COVID-19 immunity or completion of specialised training. This makes it possible for medical staff to move between locations and show their training or health status, linked to identity, which saves time and money by eliminating paperwork and background checks.
  • Staff: The platform lets the staff use their phone or other digital device to instantly provide proof of vaccination, workplace safety training or negative test results. Accessibility and data privacy enable simple and secure processes in their onboarding, eliminating delays and paper-based processing issues.
  • Administrators: The immutable certificates can validate on demand any onboarding and access documents required for compliance processes. Administrators are able to verify immunity and other required checks instantly — and in a fraud-resistant manner.

Apart from Billon, CCube Solutions is partnering with The Gekko Group for design and development of the user interface and mobile application. The Gekko Group’s team of UX/UI experts create the user journey unique to each client, while Billon’s back-end developers customise the processes and create APIs to connect to any existing system.

The Gekko Group Founder Michael Eriksson comments: “Gekko Group brings an all-star team of leading developers who understand the importance of user experience and who share the passion that sustainability requires for digital solutions that can be shared in the new form of ecosystems emerging today.”

The app is being developed with funding from Innovate UK and in line with NHS requirements and other government initiatives. Innovate UK’s Fast Start Competition previously gave Billon Group a £50,000 grant to build a distributed ledger platform to store COVID-19 related certificates to support workers’ safe return to the workplace. This pilot scope, now refined, progresses to a fully functioning prototype for sharing, storage and verification of a wide range of workplace training and medical test documents. Billon and The Gekko Group recently won a £326,000 grant to deliver a solution to the market, bringing the value of the project to over $400,000.

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About CCube Solutions

CCube Solutions specialises in providing electronic document and content management & workflow solutions, based on the CCube software suite. Systems scale from small departmental applications to large enterprise-wide solutions and include the CCube Portal, Electronic Forms, Workflow, Content Searching, and CCube Electronic Document & Records Management System (EDRMS).

We work with companies and organisations across the public and private sectors. Our clients include hospitals, local authorities, law enforcement agencies and the private sector, all of whom require a robust, legislation compliant information management systems which act as a hub for vital information that can be accessed and archived at the touch of a button and deliver information to those who need it, when they need it.

Learn more at https://www.ccubesolutions.com/.

About Billon Group

Billon created a DLT protocol and system specifically for tokenizing and transacting national currency and processing sensitive data in compliance with regulations. We designed the protocol for high throughput levels and low cost of maintenance in a range of environments, thus unleashing the transformational capabilities of blockchain technologies in the regulated world.

Billon provides client services for handling documents and regulated e-money on blockchain. The system also supports clients developing their own enterprise solutions in areas of Trusted Document Management, Regulated Digital Cash and Asset & Data Tokenization

Billon Group Ltd. was founded in the UK in 2015, following several years of R&D in Poland. Its unique DLT protocol has been supported by many R&D grants, including the EU Horizon 2020 program. Billon subsidiary companies are licensed to issue electronic money by regulators in the UK and Poland.

Billon’s growing client list includes leading companies such as FIS, Raiffeisen Bank International and BIK (the Polish credit reporting agency). Billon has offices in London and Warsaw.

For more information, visit http://www.billongroup.com. Follow Billon Group on LinkedIn & Twitter & Facebook.

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