HIMSS Innovation Community Webinar - “The Next Link in the Healthcare Chain”


Dec 2, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Virtual Event
Member Cost: $

Blockchain introduces a cryptographically secure network comprised of a distributed ledger that incorporates smart contracts in one deployment model. Computer scientist Ted Tanner, Jr., who serves as the co-founder and CTO of PokitDok, will reveal how blockchain can fundamentally change the way consumers, providers, and payers interact in the healthcare system. He’ll cover how to prepare for blockchain’s inevitable impact on the industry and cite early use cases, including one on DokChain. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Fundamental understanding of blockchain
  • How blockchain can be used in healthcare
  • Value of smart contracts and flavors of consensus mechanisms

Speaker Information:

Ted Tanner, Jr.
Co-founder & CTO

Participation in this event has been pre-approved for 1 hour of credit on your CAHIMS/CPHIMS application for recertification. All hours must be self-reported in your HIMSS online record.

Event Contact Information

Ian E. Hoffberg
Applied Innovation Manager
Direct Phone Number: 
innovation, healthcare technology, blockchain, future trends