Full Name
Chrissa McFarlane
Job Title
Patientory, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Chrissa McFarlane founded Patientory, Inc. in 2015, a health data analytics company, after working more than a decade in the healthcare industry and realizing there was a need for more personalized and secure, consumer-driven, health information management solutions. From conducting microbiology research to pharmaceutical operations, working with health insurance providers and hospitals, McFarlane has professional experience in every sector of the healthcare industry. Most recently, McFarlane specialized in healthcare research and development, delivering solutions and team management services for enterprises, including Tumblr, Blue Apron, Casper, and Meetup. Devoted to fostering digital innovation in the medical field, McFarlane currently serves as co-chair of the HIMSS18 Blockchain Workgroup, and sits on the HIMSS Interoperability & Health Information Exchange Committee. Named one of the top women, “leaving their mark on the MedTech field in health IT,” by Becker’s Hospital Review, McFarlane has published multiple international healthcare research articles in the renowned Blockchain in Healthcare Today Journal, the first peer-review journal that amplifies and disseminates distributed ledger technology research. In 2019, McFarlane authored her first book titled Future Women: Minority Female Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Era of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.
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