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CPE Self-Study
Blockchain for Healthcare
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Intermediate
CPE CREDITS
Online: 5.0
Gain a practical literacy on blockchain and its implementation in and impact on the health care industry, including health insurance.

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Product details

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPAs with healthcare industry clients
  • CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, compliance officers, internal auditors, financial managers of hospitals, physician groups, and managed care organizations
  • Board members and trustees in the healthcare industry

Key Topics

  • Basic blockchain concepts
  • Blockchain use cases within the health care industry
  • Current and future privacy concerns
  • Future opportunities for leveraging blockchain technology in the health care industry

Learning Objectives

  • Outline the opportunities and potential impact for blockchain in the health care sector.
  • Analyze the challenges, risks, and benefits in a blockchain adoption.
  • Examine the financial, organizational, and compliance consequences of a blockchain adoption.

Learn how blockchain can be used to reduce errors, increase auditability, and drive collaboration. Within the framework of three health care cases, you will learn about patient data management, drug traceability, and data sharing among insurers, health care service providers, pharmaceutical entities, patients and regulatory bodies. Further, you'll explore how to implement blockchain, determine success and failure factors, and other considerations necessary to develop a blockchain implementation strategy.

Note: CPE credit hours are subject to final review and may increase.

Author(s)

James Barnes

James Barnes is a Senior Digital Architect at Globant, LLC. He received a BS from Virginia Tech and recently completed his Masters of Business Administration from NC State. There he focused on Operations and Supply Chain Management, working with a large hardware manufacturers to implement blockchain within their company. At Globant, Jim helps his customers examine existing user journeys and reimagine them to improve their business. His focus is to remove roadblocks, design and implement technology solutions, including blockchain to improve business processes. Jim worked for IBM on the Lucent Strategic Outsourcing account and supported WebSphere Portal, Commerce and the digital experience for many years. Jim also worked at Asponte Technology, Inc helping customers implement new digital experiences utilizing the latest frameworks and technology while owning the digital technology strategy for the firm. Jim has worked across a multitude of industries including manufacturing, insurance, finance, retail, and food service. He has a keen interest in the potential of blockchain can how it can be applied to improve all industries.

Sean Stein Smith

Sean Stein Smith is an assistant professor at Lehman College (CUNY), a member of the AICPA Leadership Academy class of 2017, and was named a 40 under 40 by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017. His work and analysis of accounting, blockchain, and the evolution of the accounting profession has been featured in dozens of practitioner and academic publications, and numerous presentations. The CPE sessions he has led, both online and in-person, have attracted thousands of attendees in 2018 alone. Sean has presented on, written about, and been interviewed in live T.V. formats the various implications and applications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology on various aspects of the accounting and financial services marketplace. Sean has also presented at regional and national level accounting conferences discussing blockchain and the accounting profession.

Additionally, he is the author of numerous books focusing on accounting, technology, and how the profession will change moving forward. He has created and led nearly a dozen CPE sessions tying back to blockchain for the NJCPA, NJ chapter of the ACFE, CPA Academy, a national accounting conference (Scaling New Heights), and is slated to present at the coming Accounting and Technology show, being held in Manhattan July 2018.

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 5.0
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Learners are expected to be familiar with the healthcare industry.
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
BLHC
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