Event Calendar

Friday, May 14, 2021

Micah Hunt - “Use of Blockchain to Facilitate Aging in Place”

Start Date: 5/14/2021 11:00 AM EDT
End Date: 5/14/2021 12:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Virtual Webinar

VA  United States 

Organization Name: garret Realty Partners

Micah Hunt
Email: mhunt@ggrva.com
Phone: (757) 879-2660

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We hope you will join us for this truly educational program!

Please submit your RSVP to Micah Hunt at mhunt@ggrva.com

“Use of Blockchain to Facilitate Aging in Place”
- Describe what blockchain is and how it operates from a non-technical perspective
- Recognize opportunities to use blockchain to connect assistive technologies
- Identify basic ethical and operational issues for connecting data resources

Special Guest Presenter: Dr. Wendy Charles PhD
Dr. Wendy Charles has been involved in clinical trials from every perspective for nearly 30 years. She implemented institution-wide research compliance, managed two Institutional Review Boards, served as a Principal Investigator for digital health research, site Research Director and Coordinator for commercially-sponsored research, worked for an SMO/CRO as a site start-up specialist, and audited research. She currently works as Chief Scientific Officer for a blockchain healthcare company where she leads the Life Sciences division. Wendy augments her blockchain healthcare experience by serving on the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Blockchain Task Force, EU Commission Blockchain Advisory Panel, Government Blockchain Association healthcare group, and serves as Co-chair of the IEEE Standardization Committee subgroup for Blockchain in Life Sciences Research. She also serves as Assistant Editor for Frontiers in Blockchain and as a peer reviewer for blockchain articles in several other journals.Wendy obtained her PhD in Clinical Science with a specialty in Health Information Technology from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. Wendy is certified as an IRB Professional, Clinical Research Professional, and Blockchain Professional.

LTC Administrator CEUs: This program will be submitted for 1 participant hour of continuing education through the Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) as authorized by NAB/NCERS. 


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Upcoming VALA Webinars

VALA is proud to offer upcoming webinars for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. The webinars will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Many of the webinars are held live with the ability of participants to interact with the presenter during the webinar.