A Perspective of Blockchain in HealthCare: Security, Convenience and Innovation

Intervenant(s) : Michèle Nogueira (Federal University of Parana, Brazil)
Short abstract : This talk presents the perspectives of using blockchain technology in the healthcare field. An industry and academic view will be presented, being illustrated by case studies and statistics related to the technology and its application in this field. At the end of the talk, it is expected that the attendee will have an overview about the state-of-the-art and research open issues, that can be seen as opportunities for future works.
Bio: Michele Nogueira is Professor of the Computer Science Department at Federal University of Paraná, where she has been since 2010. She received her doctorate in Computer Science from the University Pierre et Marie Curie – Sorbonne Universités, Laboratoire d’Informatique de Paris VI (LIP6) in 2009. Her research interests include wireless networks, security and dependability. She has worked on providing resilience to self-organized, cognitive and wireless networks by adaptive and opportunistic approaches. Dr. Nogueira has been a recipient of Academic Scholarships from Brazilian Government on her undergraduate and graduate years, and of international grants such as from the ACM SIGCOMM Geodiversity program. She is also Associate Technical Editor for the IEEE Communications Magazine and the Journal of Network and Systems Management. She serves as Vice-chair for the IEEE ComSoc - Internet Technical Committee. She is an ACM and IEEE Senior Member.
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