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Blockchain Health Summit Comes to Washington, DC.

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Blockchain Health Summit Comes to Washington, DC.

Transforming Health & Life Sciences Through Blockchain Technology.

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI), a nationwide leader in executive summits, trade shows, and industry research, announces a follow-up event to their popular 2018 event, Blockchain West Summit. Blockchain Health is a three-day summit on August 14-16, 2018 at the Wink Hotel in Washington, DC, that showcases the latest blockchain innovations for healthcare providers, payers, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences.

Industry leaders will deliver cutting edge information on the future of healthcare. Speakers include Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director or Hyperledger Project (founded by the Linux Foundation), Simon Lin, Research CIO, Nationwide Children's Hospital, David Hanekom, CEO, Arizona Care Network, John Bass, Founder & CEO, Hashed Health, and Debbie Bucci, Office of Standards and Interoperability, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, US Dept of Health and Human Services. View the full line-up of 35+ healthcare blockchain experts and updated agenda here.

With three tracks dedicated to a deep dive examination of current use cases, blockchain implementation and blockchain in health, attendees are sure to find valuable and actionable knowledge, tools and make connections with those who really matter in the industry. The full event brochure can be found here.

Referencing Blockchain Health's sister event, Blockchain West, Navroop Sahdev of MIT, describes the event:

"Blockchain West is definitely one of the high quality blockchain conferences out there. While many blockchain conferences are focused on ICO pitches and marketing, Blockchain West is anchored on subject matter content and expert discussions. Pretty much everyone I talked to was impressed with the organization."

Discussion include the latest blockchain solutions and case studies in:

  • Payments
  • Regulation/Legal
  • Pharma Research & Clinical Trials
  • Pharma Supply Chain
  • Identity
  • Patient Engagement
  • Population Health
  • Fraud Prevention
  • And much more

Prior to the General Summit, workshops are available on August 14 for hands-on training. These classes offer limited seating to ensure one-on-one training in "Blockchain 101 for Healthcare, with the Blockchain Design Sprint" led by Moses Ma, Partner at Future Lab Consulting, or "Designing and Building a Healthcare Proof of Concept" led by Ed Bukstel, CEO of Clinical Blockchain.

Blockchain Health is sponsored by organizations paving the way in blockchain implementation. Solve.Care utilizes blockchain technology to reduce the enormous global clinical and IT system costs associated with our current healthcare system. This revolutionary platform, along with its vast components, is available to all parties involved and creates far-reaching and timeless benefits. Digipharm aims to utilize innovative blockchain technology to overcome barriers to innovative pricing, evidence generation and bypass infrastructural limitations to drive value improvement, incentivize innovation and expedite the transformation to personalized healthcare.

Blockchain Health Summit is part of GSMI's Business of Blockchain educational event series and will be followed by Blockchain East Summit in New York City on Oct 8-10. More information can be found at www.blockchainhealthcaresummit.com and www.businessofblockchain.com.

For speaking opportunities, please contact Michael Earley (michael.earley@gsmiweb.com / 619.755.6458)

For exhibition or sponsorship enquiries, please contact Kelly Hara (kelly.hara@gsmiweb.com / 619.377.8475)

For press passes or media partnership opportunities, please contact Kathryn Quant (Kathryn@gsmiweb.com / (916) 750-5331)

www.blockchainhealthcaresummit.com

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SOURCE Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI)

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