Microsoft, Oracle and and other tech giants team up Covid-19 vaccine ‘passports’
Broad Coalition of Health and Technology Industry Leaders Announce Vaccination Credential Initiative to Accelerate Digital Access to COVID-19 Vaccination Records
In a frenzied stampede, Big Tech intends to create a foolproof and dystopian vaccine passport that can and will be required worldwide for “travel, work, school and life”. VCI is a massive public-private partnership that will cover the entire planet. ⁃ TN Editor
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Coalition partners include CARIN Alliance, Cerner, Change Healthcare, The Commons Project Foundation, Epic, Evernorth, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, MITRE, Oracle, Safe Health, and Salesforce.
For global travel and trade to return to pre-pandemic levels, travelers will need a secure and verifiable way to document their health status as they travel and cross borders.
Introducing CommonPass, a framework to help the world reopen safely
Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI)
Statement of Purpose
The Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI) is a coalition of public and private partners committed to empowering individuals with digital access to their vaccination records based on open, interoperable standards so they can:
protect and improve their health, and
demonstrate their health status to safely return to travel, work, school and life while protecting their data privacy.
Participating health organizations (“Vaccination Data Sources”) agree to provide individuals with digital access to their vaccination records using the open, interoperable SMART Health Cards specification based on W3C Verifiable Credential and HL7 FHIR standards (“SMART Health Cards”) and be listed in a common registry of issuers. Vaccination Data Sources can provide individuals with access to their SMART Health Cards via:
Participating technology and other collaborating partners agree to support Vaccination Data Sources in issuing SMART Health Cards.