The Next Link in the Healthcare Chain

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, reveals how blockchain can fundamentally change the way consumers, providers, and payers interact in the healthcare system. He covers 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


Ted Tanner, Jr.
Co-founder & CTO