Healthcare and Blockchain: A Practical Introduction


John Bass

Hashed Health

This session will provide a simple, practical introduction to healthcare and blockchain. Designed as a primer for health and medical technology professionals, this session will describe why healthcare is the ideal industry for blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, review which products and networks are emerging today, list examples of leading companies and their projects, and provide hints as to how the future will unfold over the next 5-10 years. The session will also cover the importance of the relationship between technical innovation, business model innovation, and governance structure innovation.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner