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Distributed: Health

November 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm PST

Join us for another year of Distributed: Health

This is the third annual global summit for applications of blockchain technology in healthcare.
Distributed: Health is where healthcare leaders from around the world come together to explore how blockchain technology is transforming the industry. This groundbreaking conference brings together the brightest minds in healthcare innovation and blockchain technology to reimagine how new technology will streamline and transform everything from medical records and payments to processing and analytics.

Hyperledger Booth

Stop by the Hyperledger booth and grab the latest swag!

November 5–6, 2018

Hyperledger’s Director of Ecosystem, David Boswell will moderate a panel “Using Hyperledger to Address Healthcare Challenges & Opportunities” with many Hyperledger Healthcare Working Group participants on Nov 6 at 11:30am in the Balcony Lobby Room.


  • Michael Johnson, Director of Innovation at Atrium Health
  • Adrian Berg, RTI International
  • Satarupa Bose


There is currently a major donor milk shortage. 80 million ounces a year are needed to feed all the neonatal babies in the United States, but only about 15 million ounces are used. Donor banks and NICUs do not have visibility into supply and demand across the donor milk ecosystem or a way to easily ensure that all quality controls are being met across donor banks. At a global scale, donor milk fraud and lack of traceability are known issues – human milk can sell from anywhere between $4 and $16 an ounce.

This is just one example of a serious challenges facing the healthcare industry. Could blockchain be the answer?

This discussion will take a look at strides made to implement blockchain as a viable solution to solving some of the most interesting and challenges issues in healthcare like bringing traceability and transparency to donor breast milk. The panelists have been involved in Hyperledger’s Healthcare Working Group over the last year and can shed light on different initiatives, projects and pilots that involve Hyperledger and other blockchain technologies in the healthcare space from various perspectives.




November 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am PST
November 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm PST
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Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1 Symphony Place
Nashville, TN 37201 United States
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