Heather Leigh Flannery
Blockchain in Healthcare Global
Heather Flannery is the Founder of Blockchain in Healthcare Global (BiHG) a new 501(c)6 membership organization within the IEEE ISTO (ieee-isto.org) working to mitigate the barriers to adoption of blockchain and converging innovations such as AI and IoMT in healthcare delivery and the life and social sciences while advancing progress in scientific reproducibility medical ethics human rights and global inclusion. BiHG is developing a trans-jurisdictional policy roadmap and regulatory agenda seeding industry self-regulation and driving infrastructure and standards development and adoption in support of the common business interests of its members and for social good. Ms. Flannery is a member of the Boards of Directors for Hedron Analytics Science Distributed and the non-profit Virginia Obesity Research Institute. She is an active participant in HIMSS IEEE and G working groups on blockchain and healthcare is an Innovation Fellow of the EP3 Foundation produces the open-access “Blockchain in Healthcare” webinar series.