Dr. Ron Ribitzky, R&D Ribitzky
A physician with global experience in healthcare IT and life-sciences informatics, Dr. Ron Ribitzky played key roles in driving innovation, brand differentiation, and competitive wins for domestic, international, and multinational organizations. His core expertise is bringing together cross-functional clinical, business, technology, science, operations, and ecosystem partner teams.
As the Founder and CEO of R&D Ribitzky, a boutique Healthcare IT and Life Science Informatics consultancy, Dr. Ribitzky focuses on consumer-facing solutions and Precision Medicine that leverage next-generation UX, AI, blockchain, and semantic interoperability. Previously, Dr. Ribitzky co-founded SPH Analytics, where he served as SVP Product Management and SVP Technology Services; and served as a Senior Healthcare Strategist with Intel, VP Advanced Research at Eclipsys, CIO and Assistant Professor, Pediatrics for the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and other roles. He published, presented, and led workshops on technology innovation and practice in industry events, public sector, and academia around the world.
Bring your blockchain questions, opinions, and notes. This special interactive session will allow you to assess your key learnings from the conference and to get feedback on your blockchain hypotheses from your peers and industry experts. Applying collaborative ideation and innovation management techniques he acquired while serving as a Senior Healthcare Strategist at Intel, Dr. Ron Ribitzky will lead you in a fast-paced, game-like discovery and strategy formulation exercise. The result is an open discussion that will help you organize, validate, or expand your blockchain ideas, plans, and roadmaps before you get back to the office.
This fast-paced and interactive panel discussion brings together IDC’s top analyst for healthcare and 3 of the experts leading the industry’s blockchain revolution. Join the panelists to hear their experiences, warnings, and predictions for how blockchain can potentially transform a closely governed industry. Among the topics to be covered in this open discussion are:
Explore the innovative ways blockchain technology is changing how information is created and consumed in and across the healthcare, pharma, and biotech industries. By examining specific use cases through multiple market segments and approaches and technologies such as Precision Medicine, Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), you will learn how blockchain can potentially drive better clinical performance, patient experience, scientific discovery, and economics, by improving 3 core determinants of data: Trust, accountability, and integrity. You will also get an introduction to a road map evaluation tool that will help you guide your organization’s blockchain planning and initiatives. By attending this session, you will: