PANEL DISCUSSION: ACCELERATING CHANGE IN THE HEALTHCARE BLOCKCHAIN ECOSYSTEM

  • Role of collaborative organizations – Use of consortia, working groups, government organizations and standards bodies as accelerant for the education, development, and commercialization of distributed ledger technologies.
  • Standards and regulatory issues
  • ONC Blockchain challenge, including lessons learned and future blockchain initiatives by ONC and HHS
  • Where is the Hyperledger Project going and what is the future of Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS)?
  • Impact of intellectual property protections: accelerator or inhibitor?

Moderator:
Leonard Kish, Co-founder & COO, YouBase.io
Panelists:
John Bass, Founder & CEO, Hashed Health
Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger Project
Debbie Bucci, Office of Standards and Interoperability, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, HHS
Thomas P. Gross, MS, JD, Attorney & Member, Adjunct Faculty, The George Washington University Graduate Business School
Susan Ramonat, Founder & CEO, Spiritus Partners
Merve Unuvar, PhD, Blockchain Product Leader, IBM