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This year, Partners in Digital Health, publishers of Blockchain in Healthcare Today and Teleheath and Medicine Today, presented a full day of concurrent tracks featuring  the foremost  innovators and savants in blockchain technology, telehealth, AI, and other novel technologies convened  at the Convege2Xcelerate  (#ConV2X),  healthcare modernization event,  to address the most compelling issues, growth opportunities, and financial implications for the industry.

Sector leadership  converged to share and challenge the integration of emerging technologies to accelerate building a new framework for the future of patient care, and modernization of a new health system.

Register now to receive your  podcast edition  alert from BHTY and TMT.

BHTY registration:  https://blockchainhealthcaretoday.com/index.php/journal/user/register
TMT registration: https://telehealthandmedicinetoday.com/index.php/journal/user/register

SPECIAL THANKS TO:
CONSENSYS HEALTHPLATINUM SPONSOR,  CONFERENCE AND BLOCKCHAIN TRACK
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIMBRONZE SPONSOR 

Sponsors:
BurstIQ  |  1800PR  |  Cadent Medical Communication  | HealthVerity  |  Izzy  |  Nonnatech

Media Partners:
Healthcare Informatics  |  Health Data Management  |  Pharmacy Podcast

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See you in 2019...!
Wednesday, October 24 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Blockchain Policy Debate Resolve: Blockchain is Essential to Next Generation Healthcare Practice and Systems

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ROLES
The affirmative team provides a defense of the topic wording that can include parts or its entirety.  They will offer an initial “case” in their opening presentation, rebuild it in their response by refuting the negative attacks and offer key final comparisons in their rebuttals.  

The negative team’s job is to disprove the affirmative thesis.   Their initial presentation should poke holes in the initial affirmative presentation and outline any of their own proofs for their side.   The negative response will point out the key points unanswered by the affirmative response and refute attacks on their proofs.  Their rebuttal will offer key final comparisons.  

The audience will vote for the most persuasive argument. 


Moderators
WB

William Baker

Director, Global Debate Fund, New York University
Mr. Baker heads the NYU Global Debate Fund, housed in the Business & Society Dept of the Stern Business School and is the CIO for Baker Consulting Associates (BCA) based in Dallas, Texas.  As a leading authority on debate training, strategy & operations, Will is one of the top corporate... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Brian Behlendorf

Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director, Hyperledger
Behlendorf was a primary developer of the Apache Web server, the most popular web server software on the Internet, and a founding member of the Apache Software Foundation. He has also served on the board of the Mozilla Foundation since 2003 and the Electronic Frontier Foundation since... Read More →
avatar for John D. Halamka, MD, MS

John D. Halamka, MD, MS

John D. Halamka, MD, MS, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chairman, New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), Co-Chair, HIT Standards Committee, Professor, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess System
Dr. Halamka completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, where he received a degree in medical microbiology and a degree in public policy with a focus on technology issues. He entered medical school at the University of California, San Francisco and simultaneously... Read More →
avatar for Tim Ken Mackey, MAS, PhD

Tim Ken Mackey, MAS, PhD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Global Public Health, UC San Diego
Tim Ken Mackey is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Global Public Health at UC San Diego School of Medicine and is also the Director of Healthcare Research and Policy at UC San Diego - Extension. He is also the Director of the Global Health Policy Institute (www.ghpol... Read More →
avatar for Amanda Stanhaus

Amanda Stanhaus

PhD Student, University of Michigan
Amanda Stanhaus is a Health Management and Policy Ph.D. student at The University of Michigan. Her health policy research interests include emerging technologies, data privacy, and patient protection. Her advisor is Professor Denise Anthony. In addition, she is working with Professor... Read More →