Professor Schmitz presents on blockchain at IEEE conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the use of blockchain to further healthcare data security as part of an interdisciplinary panel, “Future of Healthcare Policy and Regulation in the Digital Age,” October 15 from 2 pm – 3:30 pm EDT at Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR) annual workshop. The special session will allow participants to focus on healthcare issues, privacy, current regulation and policy, and the system’s future to protect and utilize health data. The topics covered in the session include blockchain for data security in healthcare and resolving the disputes. Participants will gain insights into issues related to the impact of health data privacy in the world around healthcare, including rare diseases, databases, risks/consequences of health data used in social media, policy, data ownership, and HIPAA compliance.

This workshop is part of the 49th Annual IEEE AIPR 2020: Trusted Computing, Privacy, and Securing Multimedia event held October 13-15, 2020 (via zoom). IEEE, pronounced “Eye-triple-E,” stands for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.