Professional Development

Blockchain and Healthcare: What is It, How Does It Impact Healthcare and How Can We Benefit from It?

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Get a high-level overview of what blockchain is, the risks and challenges of the technology as it pertains to healthcare, and the potential it has to alter the healthcare and information technology space in the coming years.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what blockchain is and how it works.
  • Explain the potential benefits and use-cases of blockchain in the healthcare industry.
  • Illustrate the potential risks of implementing blockchain in the healthcare industry.
  • Identify and consider real life examples of healthcare organizations using blockchain technology, and where this technology is headed in the future.

Speakers

  • Vancci Celestin, Student, The George Washington University
  • Avni Parekh, Student, The George Washington University
  • Megan Rapuano, Student, The George Washington University

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