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Date(s) - 02/27/2018
8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Argonaut Hotel


HIT conference network7:55am – 8:55am – Registration

8:55am – 9:00am Chairperson Welcome
Heather Flannery – Chief Executive Officer, Obesity Prevention, Policy & Management

9:00am – 9:30am Building a Healthy Blockchain for Legacy Systems in Modern Healthcare

  • Integrating of current systems
  • Embracing strategic planning
  • Defining a model that is open-ended and continuously improving

9:30am – 10:00am The MediLedger Project: The Journey to Create the Pharma Supply Chain Blockchain Ecosystem

Susanne Somerville – Pharma Solutions, Chronicled

10:00am – 10:30am Panel Discussion: Blockchain is Internet 3.0-Challenges of Early Adoption

  • Heather Flannery- Chief Executive Officer, Obesity Prevention, Policy & Management
  • Dennis Porto – Management & Health Policy, Harvard University
  • Christian Ferri – President and CEO , BlockStar, Board Member Blockchain Compliance Alliance
  • Anne Kim – Researcher and Masters Student , MIT

10:30am – 11:00am Morning Break and Networking

10:30am – 11:00am How Blockchain Could Transform Global Health

  • Opportunities in global health delivery
  • Maximizing global health equity
  • Harnessing blockchain for aid and development
  • Will blockchain be the great democratizer?
Alex Peters – Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellow , Harvard Medical School

11:30am – 12:00pm Building a Fine-Grained Patient-Centered Blockchain for Modern Healthcare Delivery Models

12:00pm – 1:00pm Networking Lunch

1:00pm – 1:30pm Blockchain in Obesity and Type II Diabetes Treatment, Clinical Research Administration, and Value-Based Contracting

Heather Flannery – Chief Executive Officer, Obesity Prevention, Policy & Management

1:30pm – 2:00pm – Smart Contracts
From paying employees to buying medical equipment
Are smart contracts unbreakable?
Changing billing and coding all the way down to the code
Vidushi Savant – CEO, Healthchain

2:00pm – 2:30pm – Blockchain in Healthcare: A Game Changer with New Opportunities

2:30pm – 3:00pm Blockchain – Transforming Patient Experience

Karim Babay – Chairman & CEO, HealthSapiens

3:00pm – 3:30pm Afternoon Break and Networking

3:30pm – 4:00pm  – The Future of Digital Health: On or Off Blockchain?

Benjamin D. Schanker – CEO and Co-Founder, Wholesome Inc; American Board of Medical Quality

4:00pm – 4:30pm Blockchain Powered Deep Learning to Revolutionize Radiology

Robert Lufkin – Co-Founder, DeepRadiology

4:30pm – 5:00pm – Panel Discussion: The Future of Blockchain in Healthcare

  • Shada Alsalamah –  Visiting Assistant Professor , MIT Media Lab
  • Dima Elissa- Co-founder,
  • Farhaad Riyaz – Procedural Dermatology Fellow, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Alex Peters – Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellow , Harvard Medical School

5:00pm – 5:05pm – Closing Remarks/ Conference Close