Preliminary Exploration of the Chinese Herbal Medicine Safety Inspection Clouds Information Service Platform

  • Jrjung Lyu
  • Yintsuo Huang
  • Jiawen Chen
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 146)


At present, over 90% of the medicinal materials in the Taiwan medicinal material market are imported from the mainland. So the topic of how to make sure the medicinal materials from different areas are harmless to people’s health is worthy of exploration and it is also a challenge in the safety evaluation of the medicinal materials in the future. This research proposes the planning concept of realizing the electrification of the medicinal value chain to make the information public. In this way, not only the needed time for customs clearance will be shortened, but also the domestic medicinal material buyers will know the testing results and the delivery conditions of the medicinal materials at any time. Only the safe raw materials can make people feel ease at using the imported medicinal materials. This research applies the production records to the medicinal value chain to effectively provide clear and traceable message mars. The consumers can buy the guaranteed medicinal materials and avoid buying the unsafe medicinal materials. How to construct a medicinal material security inspection information platform and to ensure its benefits is a very important topic. This research wants to plan a medicinal material security inspection information platform, by which the quality can be guaranteed and the delivery time will be reduced, to make the consumers buy and eat the medicines securely and further build the brand of Taiwan excellent medicinal materials.


Medicinal value chain Production records Traceability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jrjung Lyu
    • 1
  • Yintsuo Huang
    • 2
  • Jiawen Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industry and Information ManagementCheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan
  2. 2.The Department of Hospitality ManagementToko UniversityChia-YiTaiwan

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