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HIMSS and PDH Journal “Blockchain in Healthcare Today” Announce Collaboration

HIMSS and First-in-Class Blockchain in Healthcare Today partner to host ConV2X 2019 at the Connected Health Conference


The two organizations will offer opportunities to educate and support stakeholders in the value of blockchain in healthcare, and best in class outcomes for a healthier future society.

Partners in Digital Health (PDH) is pleased to announce the collaborative partnership between Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the peer-review journal, Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY).  “We are excited to collaborate with the international health information and technology society. BHTY is the first blockchain health-tech peer review journal to validate the sector worldwide. The partnership is a great compliment for both portfolios, with missions that are closely aligned to bring the next frontier in health and care to consumers,” stated Tory Cenaj, Founder, Partners in Digital Health. 

HIMSS has cultivated a rich blockchain in healthcare international community, developing a robust portfolio of educational resources and events across the globe. Leveraging the thought leadership of the HIMSS Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force, representative of the entire healthcare ecosystem, the group curates pragmatic conversation around the potential impact of blockchain technology in healthcare, and serves as a vessel for blockchain solutions and market suppliers to discuss and present to obtain real-time feedback and opportunities to collaborate in the future. Leveraging BHTY’s blockchain expertise and research will deepen HIMSS’s understanding on the technology’s application across the healthcare sector.

The two organizations will offer opportunities to educate and support stakeholders in the value of blockchain in healthcare, and best in class outcomes for a healthier future society. The PCHAlliance, a member based HIMSS Innovation Company, will collaborate with BHTY to host the ConV2X19 Conference on Tuesday, October 15, in Boston, MA.
The portfolio’s editor-in-chief, John Halamka MD, Executive Director of the Beth Israel Lahey Health Technology Exploration Center, and International Healthcare Innovation Professor, Harvard Medical School, added “My passion is to broadly communicate innovation and convene thought leaders to accelerate what’s next. This collaboration, and conference, accomplishes both.”
BHTY, is the first international peer-review journal dedicated to blockchain and converging technologies in healthcare. The audience includes strategic thought leaders, new-era practitioners, and future society stakeholders from academia, industry, non-profit organizations, and government. With over 25,000 downloads, 39 citations, and readership in more than 70 countries, BHTY is the product of passionate authors, ecosystem stakeholders, and world-class board members.
A Call for Entries for the ConV2X 2019 Innovation Ignition Competition and Public Information Forum have been announced.
About Partners in Digital Health (PDH), is a forward reaching communications company publishing the peer review journals Blockchain in Healthcare Today and Telehealth and Medicine Today, producer of the complementary ConVerge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) conference series, and Innovation Ignition Competition, designed to converge leading academics, pragmatic innovators, and practitioners around the globe to accelerate healthcare transformation, and better outcomes for health consumers. PDH continuously pushes the boundaries of technology innovation in scholarly publication and ecosystem practices to bring trust, transparency, and truth to its audience.
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About  HIMSS
HIMSS is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of health through the application of information and technology. As a mission driven non-profit, HIMSS provides thought leadership, community building, public policy, professional/ workforce development and engaging events to bring forward the voice of our members. HIMSS encompasses more than 72,000 global individual members, 630 corporate members, and over 450 non-profit organizations. Thousands of volunteers work through HIMSS to leverage the innovation of digital health to improve both the health of individuals and populations, as well as the quality, cost-effectiveness and access of healthcare. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HIMSS serves the global health information and technology communities with focused operations across North America, Europe, United Kingdom, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Karen D. Groppe
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