"Utilizing Blockchain to Transform Healthcare Systems and Business Practice"

December 5-6, 2018 | Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center, San Diego, California

Roosevelt Strategic Council’s Blockchain Health IT Summit will provide a full-spectrum viewpoint of blockchain-based technologies in the healthcare setting, and how this disruptive technology will transform healthcare systems and delivery, as well as traditional healthcare business practices. The Blockchain Health IT Summit will offer key insight on the future of blockchain business models in healthcare, and how this disruptive technology will go on to innovate healthcare delivery for years to come.


Matthew Johnson




Responsible for shaping Guardtime’s technology strategy and engineering Guardtime's next phase of growth for blockchain solutions in cloud, telecommunications, industrial IoT, financial services, and select enterprise ecosystems.

Heather Flannery

Co-Founder & Board Chair

Blockchain in Healthcare Global


Heather Flannery is the Health Circle Global Lead at ConsenSys and the Co-Founder and Board Chair of Blockchain in Healthcare Global ("BiHG"), a new 501(c)6 trade association organized under the IEEE ISTO launching in Q3 2018.

Robert Miller

Co-founder & CEO

Honeycomb Health


Helping to empower patients with rare diseases at Honeycomb. Mr. Miller is interested in the intersection of healthcare and technology, and passionate about using that to improve people's lives.

Samir Damani

Co-Founder & CEO



MintHealth is a global, decentralized health platform that aligns healthcare stakeholders around the shared goal of patient empowerment and improved clinical outcomes, at lower costs.

Kurt Lieber

Vice President & CISO



 Executive director responsible for risk management, identity and access management and the program management office within Aetna’s global security team.

Tom Giannulli, MD



A fan of healthcare technology and innovation in the medical arena, I get to serve as the physician leader to guide Kareo’s EHR (electronic health record) software strategy and be the evangelist for the Kareo EHR solution to our 40,000 providers across the United States.

Tatyana Kanzaveli

Founder & CEO

Open Health Network


Powered by AI, Big Data and Blockchain Open Health Network is a smart Patient Experience Management Platform

Ed Bukstel


Clinical Blockchain


Working on a not so stealthy blockchain startup focused on clinical information and patient - physician messaging.

Leonard Kish

Co-founder & CEO



As Co-Founder of YouBase.i.o, Mr Kish is a long-time and consistent voice on the need for better patient engagement to drive better care, including control of personal health data.

Raj Sharma


Health Wizz


Proven Executive with over 20 years of experience and performance in increasing shareholder value through revenue and profit growth.  RSC Board Member

Karim Babay

Chairman & CEO



With access to a worldwide peer-to-peer (P2P) healthcare and wellness ecosystem powered by blockchain technology, consumers can seek the services they desire from peer-reviewed providers.

Joel Simangan

Information Security Advisor

Secure Block Technologies


A solutions-driven & certified security professional with 10+ progressive years of leadership roles, 20+ years of hands-on experience in Information Security, and 30+ years in IT working in complex enterprise environments including Fortune 100 & 500 global industries.

Vince Kuraitis


Better Health Technologies


An expert at the intersection of health tech & business strategy: eHealth, health IT, remote monitoring, disease management technology, platforms & apps to support care in homes, workplaces, & communities.

Jim St. Clair


Inst. for Healthcare Financial Tech.


Leading our transformation technology initiatives in the adoption of blockchain, RPA, and addressing ongoing challenges in security and compliance, including IoT, GDPR & NIST Cybersecurity Framework. RSC Board Member.

Brajesh Awasthi

Co-Founder & CEO



Building solutions on Blockchain for Enterprises Key Competencies Sales P&L management

Dwight deVera

Founder & CEO



RXTransparent is the first and only end-to-end Drug Supply Chain Security Act compliance solution that provides visibility and transparency throughout the entire drug supply chain.


Gain Education & Insight

Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the most exciting initiatives for blockchain-based platforms & technology in healthcare settings.

Build Partnerships

The agenda is designed for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover the latest technologies and trends driving the wide-spread use of blockchain-based platforms throughout healthcare.


Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are given the opportunity to address our speaker faculty with their questions or comments.


  • For Blockchain Healthcare Providers: The summit will show you how blockchain solves the patient identification challenge, how blockchain will alter the coordination of care for patients, to include how patients access healthcare, as well as how blockchain will reduce overall operating costs.
  • For Healthcare Innovators: The summit will point to blockchain innovations that secure health data and enable precision medicine.
  • For Health Information Technology Organizations: This summit will detail blockchain’s role in impacting EHR systems, health information exchanges, cybersecurity, and digital health in in all its forms.
  • For Healthcare Investors: The summit will allow you to connect and network with blockchain innovators and provide key insight as to how to most accurately invest in blockchain technologies.
  • For Academia and Government: The summit will detail the most current blockchain policy initiatives in healthcare privacy, security, cost management, and payments.
  • For those Generally Interested in Blockchain: The summit will detail important opportunities in the healthcare sphere for blockchain integration and future applicability across healthcare communities.
  • For Consultants: This summit will provide a wide range of expert advice on the nexus between blockchain-based technologies and the healthcare industry, and where future opportunities may exist for this connection.


  • Understanding Blockchain Business Opportunities in the Healthcare Ecosystem for the next 3-5 years
  • Disrupting Traditional Models and Driving a Consumer Driven Healthcare System
  • Addressing Blockchain Scalability for Improved Enterprise Adoption
  • Improving Interoperability of Healthcare Data Management
  • Securing Privacy and Data Security with Blockchain
  • Driving Patient Mediated Health Data Ownership
  • Compliance’s Role in Blockchain for Healthcare: HIPAA Considerations
  • Leveraging Smart Contracts to Improve Healthcare Business Processes
  • Improving Clinical Research Quality through Blockchain Based Platforms
  • Navigating the Distributed Nature of IoTs and Blockchain Technologies


The Blockchain Health IT Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.

If you’d like to become an exhibitor, sponsor or speaker at Blockchain for Health IT Summit please contact:
Luis Hernandez

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For Registration & Media Inquiries:
Morgan Colfax | Marketing Manager

For Program & General Inquiries:
Jonathan Sanders | Program Director

For Exhibit & Sponsorship Inquiries:
Luis Hernandez | Managing Partner


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