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TMCNet:  Healthcare Blockchain Summit Targets Health Insurance Industry & Self-Funded Employers At HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION®

[September 12, 2018]

Healthcare Blockchain Summit Targets Health Insurance Industry & Self-Funded Employers At HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION®

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION® is "Transforming the Business of Health," as the leading event for Health Insurance and Corporate Executives. Today, it announces the launch of the first healthcare blockchain summit and conference aimed at senior level leaders of self-funded healthcare plans, insurers, health plans, and payers.

The event is organized by Global Healthcare Resources in partnership with the Corporate Health and Wellness Association and the Medical Tourism Association. It will be held on October 28-30, 2018 at the Orlando County Convention Center.

"HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION® is about disruption and innovation in the healthcare and insurance sector. This is the perfect venue to unleash Blockchain understanding through the entire healthcare ecosystem," said Renée-Marie Stephano, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Healthcare Resources and HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION®.

The event's goal to serve "unplugged" new ideas and innovation is well known, so the buzz about Healthcare Blockchain comes as no surprise for HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION®, which brings together the world's thought leaders, pioneers, change agents, and ?EVOLUTIONaries.

"We feel healthcare Blockchain solutions stand to uproot our traditional understanding of how to engage and deliver healthcare, benefits, and insurance as we know it. We're currently looking at several corporate wellness, health insurance, and healthcare and medical tourism Blockchain projects serving specific use cases to put into pilots with some of our concierge clients," Stephano added.

HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION® will bring in leading Healthcare Blockchain experts, cryptocurrency investors, and project partners for the dedicated summit on these topics and more. Several healthcare blockchain companies will be taking advantage of the Market Disrupt Venture Pitch in search of investment, pilots with self-funded employers, insurance companies and brokers, and advisory services from leading experts. 

The Healthcare Blockchain Summit will be the first event allowing healthcare Blockchain startups and enterprises to meet with senior level decision makers who can buy and adopt their technology and solutions. Healthcare Blockchain companies can utilize the networking software to identify potential partners, pilots,and investors to schedule meetings with during the event.

The one-day Summit will be an integrated part of HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION®, covering the latest developments in the distributed ledger technologies and include topics like supply chains in healthcare, pharma, and how Blockchain can provide solutions in pharma, claims, medical records and transparency of treatments, cost efficiency, interoperability, privacy, and security

"The healthcare system is rigged and broken. The entire industry has incentive not to change. It needs something to shake it up and turn it on its head. We believe a solution is Blockchain," said Jonathan Edelheit, Co-founder and Chairman of Global Healthcare Resources and HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION®.

Tokenization and cryptocurrency could play a very disruptive role in changing behavior and creating true consumerism by creating personal incentives. 

"We are bringing these two industries together because the self-funded employers, health insurers and payers need to be educated on the value and benefit of Blockchain as it flows into the mainstream. We are confident that over the next few years significant partnerships, pilots, and new-use cases will launch at our event," added Edelheit.

Healthcare Blockchain technology is positioned to transform healthcare and health insurance business models. The adoption of Healthcare Blockchain can solve many of the critical areas causing problems and rising healthcare costs. 

The Healthcare Blockchain summit will explore healthcare and insurance technology-specific applications and use cases, while addressing what are the most achievable solutions with blockchain. Areas in healthcare and insurance considered less-than-suitable for deployment or adoption of blockchain will also be discussed. 

The Healthcare Blockchain Summit covers:

  • Current and future use cases and applications of Healthcare Blockchain
  • How Blockchain can be used in improving quality, reducing costs, reducing administration of health insurance, reducing payer expenses, pharma, medical records and EMRs, complex billing, clinical trials, promoting interoperability, enhancing security, tracking patient behaviors, monitoring the cost of healthcare services and clinical trials, and integrating care in increasingly complex provider networks.
  • How Blockchain can play a role in coordinating care, increase patient engagement and provide better outcomes with population health management
  • How Blockchain technologies can be used to promote payer/provider collaboration
  • Blockchain applications for privacy and security
  • Using Blockchain to facilitate health information exchange and interoperability
  • Blockchain applications for healthcare data management
  • Blockchain and AI/machine learning
  • Blockchain applications for health science research

About Global Healthcare Resources

Global Healthcare Resources (GHR) is a solutions firm comprised of international experts providing consultative services to organizations and government bodies. Seeking strategic development and market penetration in the spaces of healthcare, wellness, well-being, medical and wellness travel, employee benefits, insurance, precision medicine, and genomics is the driving motivation.

GHR touches over 2.5 million C-Suite, HR, insurance, healthcare, and travel executives with a reach of over 1.25 million members in the leading LinkedIn Groups it manages. We strive every day to improve the health and wellness services of our partners and their teams, while offering a vibrant and open arena for discussion, dialogue, and debate. To learn more about Global Healthcare Resources, visit

HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION®, also under the Global Healthcare Resources umbrella, is the world's largest gathering of executives and executors within the ecosystem of health, encompassing healthcare, medical tourism, benefits, insurance, wellness, and self-funding. To learn more about HEALTHCARE ?EVOLUTION®, visit

Brandon Fertig
Global Healthcare Resources
561.544.7123 ext. 814


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