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Blockchain Applications for Healthcare

Develop a fundamental understanding of and gain new insights with this definitive introduction to Health Blockchain architectures, case studies & commercialization strategies

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Introduction to Health BlockchainGLBH-40015

Units: 2.00

$675

The course provides an introductory overview of Blockchain, the technologies behind Blockchain architecture and distributed applications (Dapps) and how they are applicable to the Healthcare sector. T...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Blockchain Programming PrimerGLBH-40016

Units: 2.00

TBD

Explore and evaluate new and emerging Blockchain technologies in several verticals and gain a definitive introduction to blockchain architecture, programming and processes.In this course, students wil...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Case Studies in the Health BlockchainGLBH-40017

Units: 2.00

TBD

This course will explore blockchain use cases in different phases of conceptualization, pilot, testing, and commercialization with a focus on pharmaceutical supply chain, medical device, clinical tria...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Business for Health BlockchainGLBH-40018

Units: 2.00

TBD

This course will provide an overview and resources for health blockchain business applications and project management. Examine specific blockchain systems in production, while exploring how blockchain...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Python Programming FundamentalsCSE-41273

Units: 3.00

$725

Python Programming FundamentalsPython is a versatile and powerful programming language with a wide variety of libraries and third-party packages that can be applied to deep learning, fuzzy text proces...

Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Blockchain Applications for Healthcare CapstoneGLBH-40019

Units: 3.00

TBD

This mentor-lead, 9-week capstone course will give you an opportunity to demonstrate your cumulative subject knowledge of blockchain as it is applied to healthcare and provide you with the skills nece...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
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Who Will Benefit

  • Developing professionals and technologists currently working in the healthcare ecosystem who want to boost their current career in frontier technologies and Blockchain;
  • Individuals with a background or interest in healthcare transformation, eHealth, IT administration, engineering and regulatory affairs;
  • Anyone interested in learning high-demand entrepreneurial and fronteir technology knowledge and skills, typically those in leadership, innovation, investment, or entrepreneurial positions

Next Steps Experience

The optional Capstone project is offered to accelerate the commercial viability of a Health Blockchain solution. The Capstone is ideal for those students with a desire to connect to local San Diego technology business incubators and resourses. San Diego is the home to one of the nation’s leading biotech, medical device, and genomics industrial clusters, has four large health systems, and is recognized nationally for technology innovation in the life sciences and healthcare. Leveraging the combination of these two innovation hubs in two distinct regions, the program will offer a unique opportunity to engage in blockchain education, design, and development to solve complex healthcare challenges.

Advisory Board

Kevin Clauson, PharmD

Associate Professor

Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Heather Flannery

Health Circle Global Lead

Consensys

Basker Gummadi, MS

Blockchain and Innovation Lead

Bayer Healthcare

Stuart Lackey, MS

CEO & Co-Founder

AeraRx

Maria Palombini, MBA

Director

IEEE Standards Association

James Short, PhD

UC San Diego Faculty/co-founder

San Diego Supercomputer Center/UCSD Blocklab

Giles Ward, MBA

COO

Hashed Health

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This certificate requires an application before taking any courses. There will be a $25 fee to apply to this program. Students will also be required to pay a $95 certificate fee upon enrollment into the program after acceptance. View the complete Certificate Registration and Candidacy Guidelines.