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Healthcare Block-A-Thon

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:30AM-4PM EST
Venue Address: 
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th street
Washington , DC 20001
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:30AM-4PM EST
2018-11-08 07:30:00 2018-11-08 16:00:00 America/New_York Healthcare Block-A-Thon See more details at: https://www.actiac.org/2018-healthcare-block-thon Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 999 9th street, Washington , DC
Venue Address: 
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th street
Washington , DC 20001
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Event Details

Overview

 

Registration for this event has been closed.
this event will be rescheduled for a future date.
Keynote Speakers:
Jose Arrieta, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Host and Moderator)
Debbie Bucci, IT Architect, Office of Standards & Interoperability, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator
 
Sanjay Koyani, Executive Director for Innovation, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Department of Health and Human Services (invited)
Jim Kyung-Soo Liew, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance, John Hopkins Carey Business School

 2018 Healthcare Block - a - Thon

Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Renaissance Hotel Downtown
999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
 

ACT-IAC is planning a “Shark Tank” event focused on the viability of solutions that use Blockchain technology in addressing potential healthcare agency use cases (needs).  Potential blockchain use cases have been pre-vetted by a variety of health sector participants from the ACT-IAC Blockchain Working Group, government representatives from HHS and its Operating Divisions (OPDIVs), the VA and DHA.

Our health agency participants, along with facilitators and government leads, will be assembled to guide the teams working on the use cases specific to an agency. Participants will work to determine applicability and ultimately “pitch” ideas in competition for awards.  The pre-vetted use cases are listed below:

  • MedTech Innovation – “How might we use blockchain to improve how healthcare products are developed and tested?
  • Regulatory Approval – “How could we use blockchain to ready healthcare products and services for the market?
  • Healthcare Delivery – “How might we use blockchain to improve patient healthcare?
  • Training and Certifications – “How could we use blockchain to improve methods for tracking training, education, and certifications within healthcare?

 

The use case sessions will begin by using human-centered design techniques to elicit ideas for the best approach to use cases.  With guidance from the Blockchain Playbook, teams will prepare actionable plans that will be presented to the entire group. 

This workshop is intended for participants interested in innovations in the health sector with varying blockchain skill levels.  Everyone will come away learning more about modern health challenges with a deeper understanding of blockchain.  Health agencies will come away with actionable blockchain plans, helping to accelerate their analyses

Facilitators:

Sandy, Barsky, Deputy, IT Software Category Management, Emerging Technology, General Services Administration (Invited)
Roger Boodoo, MD, Radiologist, Clinical Informatics, Office of the Chief Informatics Officer, Defense Health Agency (Invited)
 
Gabriel Hidalgo, Deputy Director, Grants Management Branch, National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health (Invited)  
Eric. C. Jackson, Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Medicine & Surgery, Navy  
Orlando Lopez, Program Director, National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health (Invited)  
Oki Mek, Chief Product Officer for the Division of Acquisitions, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (Invited)  
Askari Rizvi, Chief of the Technical Services Branch, Center for Disease Control & Prevention, Division of Health Care Statistics (Invited)  
Erica Spotts, Ph.D., Health Scientist Administrator, Office of Behavioral & Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health (Invited)  
Marc Wine, Senior Advisor, Veterans Administration Central Office (Invited)  
Jeremy Wood, Director of Enterprise Architecture, Office of Chief Information Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation (Invited)  
Training Fees:
  • Government Group ( 3 or more): $75*
  • Government: $ 95
  • Industry Member: $295
  • Industry Non-Member: $ 400

*This rate is not available online. Please call the ACT-IAC office at (703)-208-4800 or email Hayley Stanard at hstanard@actiac.org to take advantage of this rate.