7-7:45 AM Networking and Breakfast
7:55-8:00 AM Company Pitch (no questions)
8:00-8:45 AM: Featured presentation:
The Blockchain Rx
Blockchain is best known as the Internet layer undergirding digital currencies like bitcoin. Now, promising applications emerging from this innovation are being introduced in the advancement of population health, medical records, and patient-generated data.
In this presentation, digital economy journalist and thought leader Michael Scott will demystify the world of blockchain innovation and its potential impact on patient health data, institutional processes, and regulatory compliance. He will share some brief remarks on YouBase, a Colorado startup that’s building a revolutionary Personal Health Information Exchange Layer (PIXL) utilizing blockchain technology.
Michael Scott worked as a healthcare human resources director with three hospitals and a community health center over a ten year period. He has a Masters of Public Administration in Health Services Administration from the University of San Francisco and served as a non-clinical member of the IRB at the University of California- Davis. Today, Michael is a full-time independent journalist for five online publications specializing in feature stories on blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and digital cities.