The American Society for Automation in Pharmacy

By: Will Lockwood | May 03, 2018

On the agenda for our upcoming conference...

Wrapping Your Head Around Blockchain: Foundations and Potential Implications for Healthcare

Brent Fox, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy

If an award for most-hyped technology existed, blockchain would likely have received it over the last several years. Indeed, blockchain has been forecast to disrupt a laundry list of industries, including banking and pharma. But what exactly is blockchain? And what is its potential role in healthcare? Brent begins with a foundational introduction to blockchain technology. After providing a common point of understanding, he will focus on blockchain in healthcare, including challenges, its potential role, and example ...