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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.

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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 • 12:30pm - 12:50pm
Acquisitions Facilitation via Blockchain Technology

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ACCELERATE is a transformative program in support of HHS ReImagine Acquisition.  It is designed to empower the workforce in a decentralized manner and create a flexible capability for HHS to change and implement policy. Accelerate addresses the acquisition workforce process challenges, and improve the value derived from HHS expenditure on acquisition support systems. It is architected to combine the power of four proven emerging technologies to address these fundamental challenges, and to provide a transformational enhancement to HHS Acquisition capabilities.  This program also helps align HHS with the President’s Management Agenda, the Modernizing Government Technology Act and the DATA Act.
 
The core of this solution is a blockchain based data layer.  This data layer utilizes data from all core HHS acquisition systems, and other external sources of acquisition data (e.g., SAM).  Machine Learning is used to cleanse this data for use by artificial intelligence based algorithms.  These algorithms are used to extract insight from the large volumes of data.  Robotic process automation is then used to power dramatic improvement in acquisition workflow and processes by eliminating repetitive tasks currently performed by the acquisition workforce.  The approach to this program minimizes business and technology risk: an agile framework is utilized to ensure flexibility; human centered design techniques provide full alignment with the OpDivs; microservices are the basis of capability delivery; existing acquisitions systems remain operational while new capability is rolled out.
 


Speakers
avatar for Oki Mek

Oki Mek

Chief Product Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Oki Mek is an Emerging Technology Strategist with the Division of Acquisition at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is leading the effort to explore opportunity to cut cost and improve efficiency by targeting acquisition business process, with the emphasis on truly... Read More →
avatar for Aleksandar Zelenovic

Aleksandar Zelenovic

Strategy and Consulting Practice Lead, Sapient Consulting
As the leader of Sapient Consulting’s strategy capability, Aleks focuses on creating long-lasting solutions at the intersection of technology, innovation and business needs. He holds an MBA degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management and has over 20 years of experience in the... Read More →


  • LOCATION West Auditorium