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Blockchain for Healthcare

Online Event

19 December, 2019

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC

Blockchain for Healthcare

Speaker: James Barnes

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This course is intended to provide accounting and financial services professionals with practical literacy on blockchain and its impact on the healthcare industry, including health insurance and determine the potential use for and current implementations of blockchain technologies within the healthcare services industry, and provide finance and accounting professionals with insights in relation to decision criteria, opportunities, and risks.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise the potential impact blockchain will have on the healthcare sector
  • Examine the opportunities for blockchain in the healthcare sector
  • Analyse the challenges, risks and benefits in a blockchain adoption
  • Examine the financial, organisational and compliance/regulatory consequences of a blockchain adoption
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The Blockchain Effect

Blockchain is transforming how transactions occur, how they are recorded, and how those records are maintained.

Implementation in Healthcare

This dynamic webcast looks at three healthcare use cases to demonstrate how blockchain can be implemented to reduce errors, increase auditability, and drive collaboration.

The focus areas include patient data management, drug traceability, and data sharing amongst insurers, healthcare service providers, pharmaceutical entities, patients and regulatory bodies. In these cases, we will examine how to implement blockchain, determine success and failure factors, and various other implementation considerations.

CPE credit hours are subject to final review and may increase.

Key Topics:

  • Brief overview of the basic concepts behind blockchain technology.
  • Use cases that show blockchain’s potential in the healthcare industry.
  • Brief overview of the current and future privacy concerns.
  • The future of healthcare industry leveraging blockchain technology.

Who should take this course?

  • Accounting, finance professionals that are looking for more information on how blockchain will impact the healthcare industry
  • Practitioners that serve or advise healthcare clients and would like to understand the impact of blockchain
  • Managers/decision makers looking to run blockchain projects

Professional development

This Webcast offers 4 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Basic blockchain knowledge
Programme level:Intermediate
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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  • James Barnes

    James Barnes is a Senior Digital Architect at Globant, LLC. He received a BS from Virginia Tech and recently completed his Masters of Business Administration from NC State. There he focused on Operations and Supply Chain Management, working with a large hardware manufacturers to implement blockchain within their company. At Globant, Jim helps his customers examine existing user journeys and reimagine them to improve their business. His focus is to remove roadblocks, design and implement technology solutions, including blockchain to improve business processes. Jim worked for IBM on the Lucent Strategic Outsourcing account and supported WebSphere Portal, Commerce and the digital experience for many years. Jim also worked at Asponte Technology, Inc helping customers implement new digital experiences utilizing the latest frameworks and technology while owning the digital technology strategy for the firm. Jim has worked across a multitude of industries including manufacturing, insurance, finance, retail, and food service. He has a keen interest in the potential of blockchain can how it can be applied to improve all industries.