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CDC Health Information Innovation Consortium (CHIIC) February Forum – Blockchain 101 for Public Health

February 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Health Information Innovation Consortium for a webinar on “Blockchain 101 for Public Health.” Registration is not required, simply use the “join” information below on the date and time of the call.


  1. Introduction – Brian Lee – 10 minutes
  2. Blockchain 101 for Public Health by Dr. Tom Savel, IIU – 40 minutes
    In this presentation, Dr. Savel, will provide an overview of blockchain technology, including what it is, how it works, as well as its transformation impact on a wide variety of industries, including finance, Internet of Things (IoT), supply chain management, clinical care, and public health.
    He will cover many issues, including a description of Ethereum and other blockchains, the relationship between blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies / digital assets (e.g., Bitcoin), file storage challenges, security and privacy issues, as well as scaling and workforce issues.
  3.  Discussion & Suggestions – 10 minutes

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February 20, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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