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Blockchain Meets Healthcare
March 17 - May 31
Lecture with Heather Leigh Flannery from Equideum Health | GBI Blockchain Academy Spring 2022
Heather is the Founder and #ChiefExecutiveOfficer of #Equideum Health, formerly ConsenSys Health.
She chairs the IEEE SA Open P2418.6 Standards Development Working Group (#blockchain in #healthcare and #lifesciences), served as FY19 and ’20 Co-Chair and FY21 Chair of the global HIMSS Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force, Chairs the Healthcare Interest Group at the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), and is an Associate Editor of the peer-reviewed journal, Frontiers Blockchain for Science.
She is also Co-Founder and Board Chair of Blockchain in Healthcare Global (“BiHG”) – IEEE ISTO, and has served as Industry Faculty for the HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF in the office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (US HHS ONC), and is an active consultant, advisor, and keynote speaker.
Prior to Equideum Health, she founded and led Obesity Prevention, Policy & Management, Inc.(“Obesity PPM”), an innovative provider of disease management, population health, research administration, and information technology managed services for health systems in the Americas, and an early adopter of blockchain technology.
Heather has driven business model innovation via #technology early adoption throughout her 25-year career as an #entrepreneur, technologist, and strategist.
She has consulted in the public sector in the context of international development, bringing a global health perspective to her work. Focusing on the health sector since 2006, Heather is a lateral thinker who applies complex adaptive systems thinking to make progress against macroscopic challenges.
Due to her personal life experience, Heather is intrinsically motivated to impact population health and economic prosperity.