Health 2.0 Manchester: Blockchain in Healthcare – What is it and why does it matter?

Bright Building, Manchester Science Park, Pencroft Way, Manchester, M15 6GZ

Thursday 15 November, 2018, 5.30pm - 8pm

Many of us have heard about Blockchain but how is it helping healthcare?

This meetup will explore what uses can a technology that is theoretically secured and protected from data breach threats have in healthcare. Are we already adopting this technology?

In addition to fantastic talks, we will have a panel of experts to enrich the discussion.


5:30 pm: Networking

6:00 till 8:00 pm:  Talks & discussion

Talk 1: Introduction to Blockchain
Corina Motoi, Solutions Architect – UK&I Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

Talk 2: Uses of Blockchain in the NHS
Gary Leeming, Chief Technology Officer, Connected Health Cities, University of Manchester

Talk 3: Our experience with Blockchain in the NHS
William Nash, Chief Operating Officer, Dovetail Lab

Health 2.0 Manchester is a meetup group focused on innovations in the delivery of healthcare and health related technology.

This group is dedicated to creating a community around digital healthcare in Manchester as part of the international Health 2.0 movement (http://www.health2con.com).

This community aims to share, discuss, showcase and develop ideas to improve patient care. If you are interested in the intersection of health care and information and communication technology, this is a community for you.

Technology enthusiasts, developers, students, academics, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, patients, designers, social workers, NHS leaders, industry and entrepreneurs are welcome.

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