November 29 - December 2, 2020
| Digital

Masterclass: Blockchain

Blockchain is most commonly associated with the financial industry. However, its underlying architecture has immense potential to transform the entire healthcare industry and ecosytem, including: longitudinal health records, data security, automated claims, professional credentialing, medical research and drug development, interoperability in population health, consumer health and patient portals, cost-reductions with supply chain management... The list of possible uses is long. However, the adoption and implementation of blockchain technologies in health and care has been a gradual evolution. Convening experts from around the world, this masterclass will discuss the most promising opportunities for blockchain in healthcare and present real-life successful use cases from around the world. 

Learning objectives 

  • Understand the fundamentals and many advantages of using blockchain technologies

  • Learn about the latest developments in blockchain adoption in the Middle East and beyond

  • Explore practical use cases highlighting where blockchain will have the biggest impact in health and care

Session Details

November 30, 2020
08:00 - 09:45


  • CPD


Usman Ashraf
AWS/Cybersecurity Consultant
Afnan Alhabidi
Department of Health Informatics, College of Public Health and Health Informatics
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Heather Flannery
Founder and CEO
ConsenSys Health
Shada Alsalamah
Digital Health and Innovation (DHI), Science Division
World Health Organization
Taghreed Justinia
Regional Director IT Services, Technology & Health Informatics
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Abdullah Albeyatti
CEO and Co-Founder