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Using Blockchain & FinTech in healthcare

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HealthCapital Meetup - "Blockchain in Healthcare" / hosted by Grants4Apps

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Blockchain helps to create trust in system where the different actors don’t trust each other. Isn’t healthcare the perfect place to test it? How can blockchain help to overcome the challenges the German healthcare system is facing at the moment? Could blockchain be a solution for the digitalisation of patient data in Germany? Could blockchain improve process management in hospitals by connecting devices with patient data and patient monitoring?


• Shermin Voshmgir, founder of BlockchainHub Berlin

• Sönke Bartling, radiologist and blockchain expert

• Olaf Dörge, Strategic Global Alliances at Cerner

• Andrew Fried, European Director for Life Sciences at IBM

Shermin Voshmgir is the founder of BlockchainHub and runs BlockchainHub Berlin. She is on the advisory board of the Estonian e-residency (, a curator of theDAO ( regularly speaks at conferences and consults on Blockchains & Smart Contracts. Shermin did her PhD in IT-Management at the Vienna University of Economics, where she used to work as an assistant professor and currently lectures blockchain related topics. Furthermore she studied film and drama in Madrid. Her past work experience ranges from internet start-ups, IT consulting & filmmaking.

Sönke Bartling (PD Dr. med.) is a board certified radiologist, researcher in basic medical imaging sciences and open science researcher. He is interested in how knowledge creation in sciences and humanities can benefit from the blockchain revolution. He also likes to evade into what blockchain could do in the healthcare sector: healthcare is about trust and pricacy, so is the blockchain.

Olaf Dörge studied economics at Humboldt University Berlin. After working as a product- and portfolio manager in Siemens for several product lines in the areas of archiving, HIE/ eHealth and image/ information management, he is now Senior Business Developer responsible for Strategic Global Alliances within Cerner. Cerner is the world’s largest publicly traded health information technology company providing leading-edge solutions and services for health care organizations worldwide.

Andrew Fried is IBM Life Sciences Leader for Europe. Andrew helps clients address industry imperatives and save lives through the power of cognitive insights. He works with clients to advance the next generation of discovery and development, acting on insights to drive value, enhance relationships across the ecosystem and empowering people to make better decisions. Prior to transferring to Europe in July 2015, Andrew was IBM’s Life Sciences Leader for China where he worked with many of the top multi-national companies. He also worked with a number of Chinese Life Sciences companies who were leaders in their respective segment. Before joining IBM in 2000, Andrew had a successful 14-year career with a leading strategy consulting company. He graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Arts, and Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) with a Bachelor of Business. Andrew also has a Masters of Business Administration from the International University of Japan and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Andrew is an advocate of sport and fitness as a gateway to good health. He is passionate about the role of genomics in identifying both the cause of disease and personalized solutions.

About HealthCapital Meetups:

“HealthCapital Meetup” is a series of events organised by HealthCapital Berlin Brandenburg ( in cooperation with diverse local meetup groups.

Contact persons:
Bettine Gola ( Tobias Neisecke (

We will stream the meetup to our sister group in Cologne: