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Healthcare - Blockchain Forum

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:30AM-12:30PM EDT
Venue Address: 
Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel
999 9TH St. NW
Washington , DC 20001
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:30AM-12:30PM EDT
2019-03-28 07:30:00 2019-03-28 12:30:00 America/New_York Healthcare - Blockchain Forum See more details at: https://www.actiac.org/2019-healthcare-blockchain-forum Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, 999 9TH St. NW, Washington, DC
Venue Address: 
Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel
999 9TH St. NW
Washington , DC 20001

Training Fees

Government: $0
Industry Member: $250
Non-Member: $400

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Event Details

Overview

The American Council of Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) will have a half-day Healthcare Blockchain forum that will provide the attendees with a better understanding of where the healthcare sector is headed and/or what they have accomplished to date in regard to the Blockchain platform.  Presentations will be provided by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its Operating Divisions (OPDIVs), Veterans Affairs (VA), Defense Health Agency (DHA), Pharma and others on whether they are actively pursuing Blockchain, are evaluating or in the process of implementing or have outcomes to share.  These government agencies, Pharma and others will share their needs, issues, barriers, and processes that have been undertaken to overcome the hurdles.  In addition, HHS will present a demonstration of its new "HHS Accelerate" initiative which uses a combination of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Automation.  Everyone will come away learning more about the modern health challenges and progress to date along with a deeper understanding of Blockchain in health.

objectives:

  • Share information across the healthcare sector of government, industry, academia, private sector and Pharma areas
  • Understand how barriers and issues were overcome to include cost, approvals, staff re-positioning and training, and others
  • Share lessons learned
  • Know what applications and services Blockchain is being used for in the healthcare area
  • More fully understand the processes and steps needed from concept/idea to full implementation

 

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Presenters:

Combiz Abdolrahimi, Emerging Technologies and Innovation Leader, Deloitte
Michael Akinyele, Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director (Acting), Department of Veterans Affairs (Confirmed)
Jose Arrieta, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grants Acquisition Policy and Accountability, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (Confirmed)
Munther Baara, Head, New Clinical Paradigm, Pfizer Business Technology (Confirmed)
CMDR Roger Boodoo, Radiologist/Clinical Informatics, Office of Chief Health Informatics Offices, Defense Health Agency (Confirmed)
Debbie Bucci, IT Architect, Office of Standards and Interoperability, Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (Confirmed)
Dr. M. Khair ElZarrad, PhD, Deputy Director, Office of Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Confirmed)
Heather Flannery, Global Lead, ConsenSys Health and Co-Chair of HIMSS National Blockchain Task Force (Confirmed)
Dr. Eliezer Kanal, PhD, Researcher, Technical Manager, and Resident Blockchain Expert, Carnegie Mellon (Confirmed)
Sachiko A. Kuwabara, PhD, Director Office of Risk Management & Operational Integrity, Division of Emergency Operations/Center for Preparedness & Response, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) (Confirmed)
Dr. Jim Kyung-Soo Liew, Assistant Professor of Finance, Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business and Co-Founder of SoKat.co (Confirmed)
Orlando Lopez, PhD, Director, Dental Materials & Bio Materials Program, National Institute of Dental & Cranio Facial Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Confirmed)
David Mcelroy, Blockchain Lead, IBM
Askari Rizvi, Chief, Technical Services Branch, Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (Confirmed)
David Stefanich, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Rymedi (Confirmed)

 

Blockchain Playbook for the U.S. Federal Government
Developed by the Blockchain Working Group, ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest

 

Agenda

8:00 - 8:10 AM                         

Welcome Remarks              

8:10 - 10:15 AM


Presentations by HHS, VA, DHA, and Academia

Combiz Abdolrahimi, Emerging Technologies and Innovation Leader, Deloitte, Moderator

 

 

 

Individual 20 minutes presentations

CMDR Roger Boodoo, MD, Radiologist/Clinical Informatics, Office of Chief Informatics Officer, Defense Health Agency (Confirmed)

Debbie Bucci, IT Architect, Office of Standards and Interoperability, Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), Department of Health and Human Services, (Confirmed)

Dr. M. Khair ElZarrad, PhD, Deputy Director, Office of Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Confirmed)

Dr. Jim Kyung-Soo Liew, Assistant Professor of Finance, Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business and Co-Founder of SoKat.co (Confirmed)
Presentation on Blockchain and Mobile Delivery in Healthcare to Remote Locations

Munther Baara, Head, New Clinical Paradigm, Pfizer Business Technology (Confirmed)

Dr. Eliezer Kanal, PhD, Researcher, Technical Manager, and Resident Blockchain Expert, Carnegie Mellon (Confirmed) 
Presentation on Viable Applications for Blockchain in the Healthcare Community

10:15- 10:25 AM
BREAK
 
10:25 - 12:45 PM

Continuation of Presentations by HHS, VA and DHA

Oki Mek, Chief Product Officer, Department of Health and Human Services, Moderator

 

Individual 20 Minute Presentations

Askari Rizvi, Chief, Technical Services Branch, Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Confirmed) and co-presenting with
David Mcelroy, Blockchain Lead, IBM

 

David Stefanich, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Rymedi (Confirmed)

 

Michael Akinyele, Chief Innovaton Officer * Executive Director (Acting), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) (Confirmed)

Orlando Lopez, PhD, Director, Dental Materials & Bio Materials Program, National Institute of Dental & Cranio Facial Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Confirmed)

 

Sachiko A. Kuwabara, PhD, Director Office of Risk Management & Operational Integrity, Division of Emergency Operations/Center for Preparedness, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) (Confirmed)

Heather Flannery, Global Lead, ConsenSys Health and Co-Chair of HIMSS National Blockchain Task Force (Confirmed)
Presentation:  Update on HIMSS Blockchain Task Force and Blockchain initiatives from IEEE and EEA

Jose Arrieta, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grants Acquisition Policy and Accountability, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (Confirmed)
Presentation and demonstration on the new "HHS Accelerate" acquisition initiative which provides the acquisition team with real-time information on pricing and terms for categories of purchases.  HHS Accelerate uses a combination of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Automation.

   
12:45 PM Closing Remarks

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