From March 5 to March 9, the Hashed Health team will be traveling to Las Vegas for HIMSS’18, an annual conference and exhibition that brings together 40,000+ health IT vendors, entrepreneurs, clinicians, and other professionals in the field.
This year the conference will take place at the Venetian-Palazzo Sands Expo Center. Several of the events, including the six HIMSS18 education sessions, will be livestreamed through the facebook page for the event: https://www.facebook.com/HIMSSpage/.
Notably, Corey Todaro, the Chief Product Officer and Director of Hashed Labs, will be speaking on Tuesday, March 6. The panel will be located at Hall G Booth 11955ET from 9:30am – 10:30am and is entitled “Blockchain reset – seeing through the hype and starting down the path.”
Other speakers on the panel include David Houlding of Intel Health & Life Sciences, Emily Vaughn of Change Healthcare, Mike Jacobs of Optum, and Ted Tanner of PokitDok.
Use cases to be discussed include drug supply chains and provider credentialing processes. The objective of the educational panel is to help audience members identify practical use cases, address questions of interoperability, and ideate on questions of privacy, compliance, and deployment.
Mr. Todaro will also be speaking Wednesday, March 7 from 11:30am to 12:30pm at Palazzo K of the Venetian Convention Center with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of HyperLedger for a session entitled “Blockchain 101 for Healthcare”.
Keynote speakers for the overall event include Founder and CEO at Zipline Keller Rinaudo, Vice admiral Raquel C Bono of the Defense Health Agency, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, Technical Advisor and Former Executive Chairman at Alphabet Inc. Eric Schmidt, and Magic Johnson.
Those attending the event are encouraged to stop by the Hashed Health exhibition booths: Booth 9,900-51, 9.900-52, and 9.900-53. For those following along remotely, check for updates at: https://chat.hashedhealth.com.
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