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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

and all our Friends...
https://convergetoaccelerate2018.sched.com/directory/sponsors

See you in 2019...!
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Ron Ribitzky, MD

R&D Ribitzky
Founder & CEO
Greater Boston Area
An entrepreneurial driver and enabler of pragmatic innovation, Dr. Ribitzky is a highly accomplished Physician executive with 30 years of cross-functional experience in Healthcare IT, Life-Sciences Informatics, and Precision Medicine.

Dr. Ribitzky worked for and with global leading brands and world-class organizations in the private and public-sector, R&D, and academia in the US and 23 developed and developing economy countries. As Founder and CEO of R&D Ribitzky he serves investors, entrepreneurs, and economic buyers of innovative technology solutions worldwide.

Dr. Ribitzky has broad and deep hands-on, managerial, and scientific technology expertise that includes AI, analytics, UX prototyping, blockchain, semantic services, and NLP, among other.

A sought after thought leader and author of numerous publications, Dr. Ribitzky presented and led workshops on technology innovation and practice in industry events, public sector, and academia around the world. He served as an Expert Reviewer and Mentor for HIMSS18’s Precision Medicine and Genomics track; moderated National Science Foundation’s international workshop on Personalized Medicine, and is the Principal Author and Chief Editor of the book “Knowledge Mining and Bioinformatics Techniques to Advance Personalized Diagnostics and Therapeutics: The Case for White Space R&D” that followed.

Frost & Sullivan adopted Dr. Ribitzky’s Blockchain Roadmap for its ‘Blockchain Technology in Global Healthcare, 2017–2025’ report. He collaborated with IDC on the Healthcare track at the ‘Blockchain for Business & IT Leaders’ conference. Dr. Ribitzky is a member of HIMSS’ Blockchain Work Group and the Advisory Board of ARNA Genomics and BitMed. He was quoted on various Blockchain related trends in Healthcare and Genomics by GenomeWeb and San Diego Business Journal.

Previously, Dr. Ribitzky co-founded SPH Analytics where he also served as SVP Product Management and SVP Technology Services. He has held leadership positions with multiple companies, serving as a Senior Healthcare Strategist with Intel, where he won Intel Award for Healthcare IT Value Model and two KUDOS awards from team members for Customer Orientation, Results Orientation, Discipline, and Risk Taking; and CIO at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, among other.

While with Eclipsys, an EMR company, Dr. Ribitzky led teams spanning Advanced Research, Emerging Technologies, Demo Systems Group, Prototype Development, and Medical Sales Support. He and his team won multiple Chairman Awards and Sales recognition for exceptional accomplishments, entrepreneurship and teamwork.

A seasoned board member, Dr. Ribitzky has held roles with the NSF Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval, Collexis, Microsoft R&D Personal Health Strategic Core Business, Asklepios Future Hospital Architecture Board, Applied Computing Systems Institute of Massachusetts (a UMass Technology Transfer affiliate), HIMSS Electronic Health Record Usability Workgroup Leadership Council, and Gartner Healthcare View Executive Steering Committee.

Dr. Ribitzky held academic appointments at Harvard, UMass, Emory, Rwanda’s KHI / KIST, and other.

Dr. Ribitzky obtained his MD from Tel Aviv University and has earned numerous Certifications including Strategy & Action in the Information Processing Industry – Intel Management & Leadership Development at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business; Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers from Georgia Institute of Technology, and Health Systems Management Seminar at Harvard University’s School of Public Health as well as Medical Decision Making, Knowledge Engineering, and Project Management.