Grappling with Stigma and Celebrating Ingenuity with Failures and Negative Data

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Heather Flannery (Moderator) Jose Arrieta Debbie Bucci Tom Savel

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Flannery (Moderator), H., Arrieta, J., Bucci, D., & Savel, T. (2018). Grappling with Stigma and Celebrating Ingenuity with Failures and Negative Data. Blockchain in Healthcare Today. Retrieved from https://blockchainhealthcaretoday.com/index.php/journal/article/view/71
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Heather Flannery (Moderator), ConsenSys Health, Health Circle Global Lead

https://consensys.net/

Heather Leigh Flannery is the Health Circle Global Lead at ConsenSys and the Co-Founder and Board Chair of Blockchain in Healthcare Global ("BiHG"), a new 501(c)6 trade association organized under the IEEE ISTO launching in Q4 2018. She chairs the IEEE SA P2418.6 Standards Development Working Group (blockchain in healthcare and life sciences) and serves as the FY19 Co-Chair of the global HIMSS Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force. Ms. Flannery is also an Innovation Fellow at EP3 Foundation, has served as Industry Faculty for the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (US HHS ONC) and is an active consultant, advisor, and keynote speaker. 

Prior to ConsenSys and BiHG, she founded and led Obesity Prevention, Policy, and Management, Inc. ("Obesity PPM"), an innovative provider of disease management, population health, research administration, and information technology managed services for health systems in the Americas, and an early adopter of distributed ledger technology. 

Ms. Flannery has driven continuous business model innovation via technology early adoption throughout her 25-year career as an entrepreneur, technologist, and strategist. She has consulted in the public sector in context of international development, and brings a global health perspective to her initiatives. Ms. Flannery is a broad, lateral thinker who applies complex adaptive systems theory to identify, advance, and course-correct critical path to progress against large-scale macroscopic challenges, focusing in the health sector since 2006. 

Due to her personal life experience, Ms. Flannery is intrinsically motivated to impact population health and economic prosperity through non-communicable disease prevention and treatment. She builds mission-driven organizations aligned by shared values: making measurable societal contributions, creating economically sustainable interventions, and prioritizing diversity and inclusion.

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Jose Arrieta, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary

https://hhs.gov/

Debbie Bucci, Government Office, IT Architect

https://linkedin.com/in/debbie-bucci-19425614/

Debbie Bucci, lead IT Architect  for US  Government. Ms. Bucci's primary focus is on the privacy and security aspects of Health Information Exchange.

Previously, Ms. Bucci served as the principal program manager for both the NIH Federated Identity Service and the enterprise Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) efforts. In 2008, along with her colleagues, she received the 2008 NIH Director's Award in recognition of her work with NIH Federated Authentication, 2008 InformationWeek 500 top 20 Innovators awards, and the 2011 Kantara IDDY (Identity Deployment of the Year) Award for NIH Trust.

Tom Savel, CDC, Director, Informatics Innovation Unit

https://cdc.gov/

Dr. Savel collaborates with CDC staff and the broader public health community to develop, test, and evaluate innovative tools and technologies with the potential to improve public health practice.
Dr. Savel received his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and his undergraduate degree in psychology from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. He received training in General Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston, and Family Medicine at the St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas.  He is a graduate of CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program.

Dr. Savel is an adjunct professor in the Applied Public Health Office at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and, on his own time, maintains his clinical skills in addiction medicine, treating patients with opioid addiction. He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).