Tremendous developments of the blockchain technology happened over the last few years, and the interest for potential applications in healthcare is growing. However, the quest for a compliant digital health system that guarantees privacy and efficiency continues. Moreover, for successful development and adoption of such system, multiple challenges have to be addressed from the ethical, legal, technical and social perspectives. In this talk, Alevtina Dubovitskaya will present applications of the blockchain technology in healthcare and analyze the challenges of adopting such system in medical practice.
Background of the speaker:
Alevtina Dubovitskaya is a Research Assistant in the Applied Intelligent Systems Lab (AISLab) at HES-SO working in the team of Prof Dr M. Schumacher. She is also an external PhD candidate EPFL, co-advised by Prof Dr K. Aberer. Her PhD thesis focuses on building systems and protocols for privacy-preserving data exchange and aggregation, with an application to the healthcare domain. Since 2016, in collaboration with Stony Brook University and University Hospital in the USA, she is working on a blockchain application for the consent management when sharing healthcare data for primary care and research. Her research interests are blockchain, eHealth, privacy, and distributed Systems. Alevtina has been awarded the Best Paper Award for the paper on the application of blockchain technology in healthcare at the Swiss eHealth Summit 2017.
Program of the evening:
18.30 - doors open, networking, drinks and snacks sponsored by InnMind
19.00 - beginning of the presentations
21.00 - end of the meetup
Time: 18.30 - 21.00
Place: Impact Hub Lausanne, Rue du Jura 11
This meetup will give you an opportunity to get together, listen to a presentation, learn about major trends of blockchain in healthcare, ask your questions, do networking and enjoy your time drinking beers!
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, 28th June at 18.30!
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