conference

A two-day conference featuring panels, keynotes, and live demos from experts in the blockchain and healthcare ecosystem.

hackathon

Developers, students and entrepreneurs are challenged with building tech to power the healthcare infrastructure of the future.

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code
camp

Blockchain experts from around the world focus on educating both aspiring and experienced developers.

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program

Our Continuing Legal Education workshop will run concurrently with conference programming on Monday, 11/5.

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speakers

Senator Bill Frist

Partner & Chairman of the Executive Council at Cressey & Company LP

Senator William Frist, MD, is a nationally acclaimed heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and chairman of the executive board of the health service private equity firm Cressey & Company. He is actively engaged in the business as well as the medical, humanitarian and philanthropic communities. Currently Dr. Frist serves as an adjunct professor of cardiac surgery at Vanderbilt University and clinical professor of surgery at Meharry Medical College.

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Lidia

Fonseca

Chief Information Officer at Quest Diagnostics

Ms. Fonseca leads the enterprise-wide information technology (IT) function to support the needs of the business. She also leads the end-to-end enterprise architecture and integrates processes, data and systems across the network, thereby enabling future growth and driving operational excellence.

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Dr. Tom

Savel

Director, Informatics Innovation Unit at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

At the CDC, Dr. Savel collaborates with staff and the broader public health community to develop, test and evaluate innovative tools and technologies with the potential to improve public health practice. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor in the Applied Public Health Office at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and he maintains his clinical skills treating patients with opioid addiction. He is on the editorial board of the open access, peer-reviewed journal, Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY). He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).

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Amanda

Goltz

Vice President of Digital Innovation at BTG

At BTG, a global specialty pharmaceuticals firm, Amanda is responsible for managing the portfolio of digital initiatives combining medicines, device technology, and new techniques in order to deliver more targeted treatments. She advises several startup companies as a mentor at 500 Startups, Rock Health, and StartX Med, a health and life sciences incubator for Stanford University

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Maria
Palombini

Director, Communities & Initiatives Development, at IEEE Standards Association

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Heather
Flannery

Health Circle Global Lead at ConsenSys

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Ramu
Kannanx

Chief Technology Officer at Humana

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Ryan
Shea

Co-Founder at Blockstack

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Disa Lee
Choun

Director & Head of Data Acquisition Development at UCB

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John
Bass

CEO & Founder at Hashed Health

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Jose
Arrieta

Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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David
Houlding

Principal Healthcare Lead at Microsoft

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Robert
Furberg

Research Health Informaticist at RTI International

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George
Mathew

Chief Medical Officer, North America, at DXC Technology

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Jill
Olmstead

Health Sector Leader at Guidehouse

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Mike
Jacobs

Senior Distinguished Engineer at Optum

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Ryan
Orr

Co-founder & CEO at Chronicled

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Adama
Ibrahim

Senior Clinical Operations Lead at Biogen

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Tom
Plunkett

Consulting Solutions Director at Oracle

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Andreas
Seiter

Global Lead - Private Sector in Health at World Bank Group

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Kyle
Culver

Solution Architect at Humana

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Michael
Painter

Senior Program Officer, at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Combiz
Abdolrahimi

Global Emerging Technology & Innovation Strategist, Senior Advisor Manager, Government & Public Services at Deloitte

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Corey
Todaro

Chief Product Officer at Hashed Health

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Anthony
Begando

CEO at ProCredEx

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Shawnna
Hoffman

Global Co-leader at IBM Cognitive Legal Practice

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Emily
Vaughn

Product Development Director at Change Healthcare

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Alan
Pitt

Physician at Barrow Neurological Institute

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David
Coe

Vice President, Data Management, Analytics & Population Health Technology at Banner Health

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Uli
Broedl

Vice President, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, at Boehringer Ingelheim

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Dr. Timothy
Mackey

Director of Healthcare Research and Policy at University of California San Diego

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David
Bailey

CEO at BTC Inc

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Brian
Moyer

President & CEO at Nashville Technology Council

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Avi
Kalderon

Managing Partner & Global Consulting & Delivery Head at NewVantage Partners

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Brian
Ahier

Senior Strategic Planner at Health Catalyst

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Eric
Funk

Resident at Mayo Clinic

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Hugh
Hale

Chief Information Officer, Tenncare at State of Tennessee

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A.J.
Bahou

Partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis

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Gray
Sasser

Co-chair, Blockchain and Digital Currency Team, at Frost Brown Todd LLC

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Katherine
Kuzmeskas

CEO at SimplyVital Health

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Lisa
Strouss

Director, Field Medical Digital Health, at ODH, Inc.

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David
Murtagh

Vice President of Operations — Provider Data Management at MultiPlan

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Marek
Cyran

Senior Lead Technologist at Booz Allen Hamilton

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Larry
Bridgesmith

Adjunct Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University

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Adel
ElMessiry

Chief Technology Officer at Utilize Health

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Brian
Kuhn

Global Co-leader at IBM Cognitive Legal Practice

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Josh
Rosenblatt

Senior Vice President of Development & General Counsel at BTC Inc

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Les
Wilkinson

Chief Development Officer & General Counsel at Hashed Health

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Dr. Steve
Schutzer

Clinician

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Oki
Mek

Chief Product Officer – Division of Acquisition at US Department of Health and Human Services

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CONFERENCE

Distributed: Health

Nov 5 - Nov 6

The first conference of its kind, developed to bridge the gap between blockchain technologists and the healthcare industry.

Now in its third year, this event presents an opportunity for decision-makers and disruptors to reimagine processes and reshape the future of healthcare across the U.S.

the healthcare and music capital

nashville

Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the largest healthcare cities in the world, with nine of the ten largest hospital corporations based in the region. Healthcare is Nashville’s largest industry, with over 800 companies contributing to a $40 billion regional economic impact.

You also won't want to miss
the world-class music and entertainment, plentiful restaurant options and beautiful scenery offered by Music City.

Agenda

7:30 AM
Registration & Coffee
8:30 AM
Introduction to Blockchain Technology [Pre-Conference]
9:00 AM
Host Welcome Remarks  [David Bailey of BTC Inc]
9:10 AM
Welcome to Nashville [Nashville Health Council]
9:20 AM
Fireside Chat With Former Senator William Frist, MD
10:10 AM
Healthcare Infrastructure & Blockchain Protocols
Enterprise Business Models
Healthcare Blockchain 101
10:50 AM
Building a Provider Credentialing Exchange
Leverage Blockchains to Streamline Pharma Data Management
Blockchain Standards & Interoperability
11:30 AM
Provider Identity
Clinical Research Organizations
Exploring AI & Data Management
12:05 PM
Networking Lunch & Use Case Roundtables
1:25-3:25 PM
1:25 PM
Blockchain Governance & Convening Networks
Applying Blockchains to Clinical Trials
Investor Pitch Sessions
2:05 PM
New Paradigm of Healthcare-Related Claims
Identity Panel
Investor Pitch Sessions
3:00 PM
Presentations & Demonstrations
3:35 PM
Keynote Sessions
5:00 PM
Program Concludes
5:15 PM
Networking Reception  (Location TBA)
7:30 AM
Registration & Coffee
9:00 AM
Opening Keynote
9:15 AM
Special Announcement
10:10 AM
Transforming Medical Records
Value-Based Payment (Provider)
Blockchains & Revenue Cycle Management
10:50 AM
The Other Option: Patient-Owned Data
Value-Based Payment (Pharma)
Global Health
11:30 AM
Government & Blockchains: Healthcare Regulation
Social Impact
Tokenization in Healthcare
12:05 AM
Lunch & Roundtables
1:25 PM
Building a Decentralized Healthcare Marketplace
Clearing the Way for the Internet of Clinical Things
Investor Pitch Sessions
2:05 PM
Supply Chain & Traceability
Use Case Workshop
Investor Pitch Sessions
3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:15 PM
Presentations & Demonstrations
3:45 PM
Keynote Sessions
5:00 PM
Day Two Concludes
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