How healthcare organizations use blockchain to get more out of their health information technology

There are many misperceptions around the application of blockchain in healthcare, keeping many organizations from discovering its powerful capabilities. Organizations can meet regulatory requirements, get more value from human health data, and create more valuable and meaningful patient experiences with the right strategy.

About Dr. Wendy Charles

Dr. Wendy Charles has been involved in clinical trials for 30 years, with strong operations and regulatory compliance background. She currently serves as Chief Scientific Officer for BurstIQ, a healthcare information technology company specializing in blockchain and AI. She is also a lecturer faculty member in the Health Administration program at the University of Colorado, Denver. Dr. Charles augments her blockchain healthcare experience by serving on the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum Expert Panel, HIMSS Blockchain Task Force, Government Blockchain Association healthcare group, and IEEE Blockchain working groups. She is also involved as an assistant editor and reviewer for academic journals. Dr. Charles obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Science with a specialty in Health Information Technology from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. She is certified as an IRB Professional, Clinical Research Professional, and Blockchain Professional.

About BurstIQ

BurstIQ is the leading provider of blockchain-enabled data network solutions for the healthcare industry. The company’s private, permissioned data network allows health systems, payers, digital health companies, pharma & life science companies, and governments to unlock the full potential of health-related data. The unique platform uses blockchain, Big Data, machine intelligence, and granular data ownership and consents to build longitudinal profiles of people, places, and things and empower their interactions. The result is a global, secure data network that allows health systems, payers, digital health companies, pharma & life science companies, and governments to collaborate, share, analyze and unlock a deeper understanding of the diverse factors influencing health. Visit us at

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