HEALTHCARE SECURITY FORUM: A HIMSS EVENT

Boston, MA
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Sep. 11-13, 2017

Opportunities in Healthcare

September 13, 2017
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Grand Ballroom

Technologies like blockchain can play a significant role in reducing costs within the healthcare industry. The success of blockchain technology in the healthcare system depends on its efficient integration in applications with innovative use cases that illustrate to the industry its cost benefits.

The ability to share and exchange data in an interoperable fashion in healthcare industry can result in significant cost savings and enhanced security. Lack of interoperability places burden on healthcare services and may increase errors due to lack of visibility of patient's information.

This talk will provide a list of use cases including related authentication and encryption technologies that can enable the adoption of blockchain technology in the healthcare industry. Examples include use cases for identity proofing and registration for new healthcare services.

Speakers

Maria Palombini

Director, Emerging Communities & Initiatives Development, Global Business Strategy & Intelligence
IEEE Standards Association

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