Session ID: 
126

Is Blockchain Right for Good Health?

10:00am - 11:00am Wednesday, March 7
Las Vegas - Venetian Convention Center
Palazzo E

Description

A great deal of hype has been generated about blockchain’s capability of redefining the future of enterprises by solving legacy problems that have impeded optimization and innovation. After the blockchain tsunami in the financial sector, the U.S. healthcare system became prime target number two. This session will cover the advancement of blockchain adoption within the healthcare system, progress on certain applications (health record, medical interoperability), and rapidly emerging areas of need (i.e. data breaches, medical device vulnerability).

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discuss the attributes of Blockchain technology
  • Identify the advancement of Blockchain adoption in the US healthcare system
  • Review the progress to date on various healthcare applications
  • Discuss how Blockchain can address legacy problems inherent in health informatics today

Speaker(s): 

Director, GHPi (Global Health Policy Institute), Associate Director, MAS Program in Health Policy & Law; and,
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Global Public Health, UC San Diego
CEO and Founder,
Health Linkages Inc.
Continuing Education Credits: 
CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00

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