Second Annual Healthcare Blockchain Summit To Be Held on June 11-12 in Boston


The Second Annual Healthcare Blockchain Summit, organized by The Center for Business Innovation (TCBI) and Krysalis Labs, will be held in Boston on June 11-12, 2018. Blockchain technology is poised to transform healthcare services and business models. Summit attendees will learn how to implement pilot projects and applications that improve quality, reduce the cost of healthcare services and clinical trials, promote interoperability, enhance security and enable vastly extended capabilities for tracking patient behaviors and integrating care in increasingly complex provider networks. The audience for the Summit includes healthcare providers, payers, technology companies, financiers, universities and government agencies.

Second Annual Healthcare Blockchain Summit, organized by The Center for Business Innovation (TCBI) and Krysalis Labs

Key topics to be covered include:

    • Blockchain innovation in healthcare services and its role in facilitating care coordination, patient engagement and population health management
    • How blockchain technologies can be used to promote payer provider collaboration
    • Regulation and standards for blockchain
    • An organizing framework to understand the continuum of centralization/decentralization options in healthcare that are available through the use of blockchain technologies
    • Strategies for accelerating the development of a blockchain ecosystem
    • Blockchain applications for privacy and security
    • Using blockchain to facilitate health information exchange and interoperability
    • Blockchain applications for healthcare data management
    • Blockchain and AI/machine learning
    • Blockchain applications for health science research
  • The current state and future direction of initial coin offerings

The Summit features over 40 speakers, including:

John Bass, Founder & CEO, Hashed Health

Christian Catalini, PhD, Fred Kayne (1960) Career Development Professor of Entrepreneurship & Assistant Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Kyle Culver, Solution Architect, Humana

Aymen Elfiky, MD, MSc, MBA, Instructor, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Instructor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Lorraine Frias, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives – Blockchain, Advanced Technology Collaborative, Optum
Gary L. Gottlieb, MD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Partners In Health & Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
John D. Halamka, MD, MS, Chief Information Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology, Harvard Medical School

  • Vince Kuraitis JD, MBA, Principal, Better Health Technologies, LLC
  • John Moore, Founder & Managing Partner, Chilmark Research
  • Susan Ramonat, Founder & CEO, Spiritus Partners
  • Jody Ranck, DrPH, CEO, Krysalis Labs & Executive Vice President of Strategy, Ram Group
  • Neil Wasserman, PhD, Managing Partner, Timewave Analytics & Adjunct Professor, Computer Science, George Washington University

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