Sep 15, 2016

Milt Capps


Distributed: Health CLE Session Spans Legal and Regulatory Issues for Blockchain Technology on Oct. 3 in Nashville

NASHVILLE - September 14, 2016 - Attorneys and law students are invited to attend CLE sessions in Nashville on legal issues related to blockchain technology and its transformative potential for healthcare and other industries.

The program is scheduled October 3 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville. Its two sessions (total 2.0 CLE credit hours) are accredited by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education.The program is open to attorneys and the general public from all states and includes a networking luncheon.

Presenters for the CLE sessions include:

  • Chad Eckhardt, Member, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Dazza Greenwood, Lecturer, MIT Media Lab
  • Kristin Kenney, Technology Legal Counsel, HCA
  • Cyrus Maaghul, Founder and CEO, PointNurse and HealthCombix
  • Joshua Rosenblatt, Principal, BlackLine Payments Advisors LLC

Details and CLE registration are available here:

“Bitcoin, Blockchain & the Law” at 1 p.m.: In point-counterpoint format, two leading attorneys explore the legal landscape of disruptive technology, from impact on smart contracts and payments, to consumer protection and the impact of new technology on the practice of law.

“How Blockchain Will Affect HIPAA” at 2:15 p.m.: Blockchain technology has been heralded as the missing piece of the healthcare interoperability puzzle – in large part by enabling transparent data sharing. How will this revolution in data integrity affect compliance with HIPAA and its limits on data use? An expert panel will address prospects and key elements of substantive legal and regulatory issues involved.

The afternoon program is concurrent with the broader Distributed: Health conference, hosted by BTC Media.

For more, visit The networking luncheon will precede the CLE sessions at noon.

The Distributed: Health event is for healthcare and technology leaders considering blockchain technology in order to improve significantly electronic medical records, pharmaceutical inventory management, medical payments, connected devices, real-time analytics, insurance claims processing, systems interoperability and personalized health, among other issues. 

Presenters and attendees will discuss blockchain business cases, technical considerations, regulatory approaches and proof-of-concept demonstrations that promise to reshape the future of health and medicine.

Distributed: Health’s Title Sponsor is Gem, a blockchain application platform company based in Venice, Calif. Conference sponsors include EY, State Farm, the Hyperledger Project, BlackLine Payments Advisors LLC, BitFiniti, PNC Bank, Tierion, Comcast, eVue Digital Labs, Brown Todd LLC and Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP. Partners include Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Nashville Technology Council and The Innovation Center at Vanderbilt University, among others.

BTC Media is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and produces informational, educational and multimedia resources about the global blockchain industry and digital-currency and related sectors. BTC Media publishes DistributedBitcoin Magazine and yBitcoin.

About BTC Media: Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, BTC Media LLC is the publisher of DistributedBitcoin Magazine and yBitcoin, and is the foremost international provider of multimedia educational and informational resources within the digital currency and blockchain industries.


For more information, please contact:

Tyler Evans
CTO, BTC Media
(615) 454-4861