Washington, D.C.

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Blockchain Technology: The Key to Healthcare Trust and Security?

  • October 11, 2017
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
  • Online

Blockchain technology is the next hot technology in healthcare and while still a nascent technology in the healthcare industry, Blockchain technology has potential to help but is not widely understood. This exciting webinar by Accenture will bring subject matter experts together for discussion of Blockchain technology application and implication.

What will attendees learn by participating: Blockchain technology applications for health care, specifically how it can help providers and payers bridge traditional data silos, dramatically increase efficiencies, keep healthcare data secure, and streamline patients’ access to medical data.

Who should attend: Anyone interested in Blockchain technology with particular benefit to the teams of a payer Chief Information Security Officer.


Brian Kalis, Managing Director, Accenture Health
Brian is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Health and Public Service Practice in North America. He has more than 15 years of experience helping large health plans develop and execute on health sales and marketing, healthcare consumerism, and health management strategies and process architectures. Brian is responsible for bringing leading cross-industry digital practices to Accenture’s healthcare clients and is very active in authoring thought capital pieces.

Erik Pupo, Managing Director, Accenture Health
Erik serves as a Managing Director in the Accenture Health Client Service Group, where he works as part of the leadership within the Clinical and Health Management Services team. Erik develops and leads strategic and technological transformational initiatives for a diverse portfolio of clients in the healthcare provider, payer and life sciences industries. In this capacity, he develops and executes strategies for IT investment decisions, strategic roadmaps and business transformation programs in support of population health, care management, value based care, and interoperability initiatives. Erik works directly with a range of clients and has previously worked with AHIP on numerous leadership discussions with payers on critical technology topics.

Michael Klein, Senior Manager, Accenture Health
Michael Klein is a certified Senior Technology Architect and Delivery Lead within Accenture’s Emerging Technology practice where he leads modern integration architecture, and the go-to-market team for the Health & Public Service industry. In this role, he has led Accenture’s thought leadership on blockchain use case development and investment strategy in the health industry. Michael’s areas of focus include Disruptive Technologies in Healthcare, Blockchain for Healthcare, Modern Integration Architecture, Data Supply Chain / Architecture, and DevOps and Modern Software Engineering.