Founder & CEO, Hashed Health
John Bass is the Founder and CEO of Hashed Health, a healthcare innovation firm focused on accelerating the design, development and meaningful utilization of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. John has over 20 years of experience in healthcare technology with expertise in collaborative platforms, patient engagement, systems integration, supply chain, clinical performance and value-based payments. The team at Hashed Health is working on a variety of enterprise and consumer-focused distributed applications including health identity, payments, IoT, and registries. Prior to Hashed Health, John was CEO at InVivoLink, a surgical patient registry and care management start-up which was sold to HCA in 2015. John’s experience also includes healthcare B2B startup empactHealth.com which was acquired by Medibuy / Global Healthcare Exchange. John is a native of Nashville and has a Chemistry degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
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