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From: ‘Fit-for-purpose?’ – challenges and opportunities for applications of blockchain technology in the future of healthcare

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Tim K. Mackey is an Associate Professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, the Director of Healthcare Research and Policy at UC San Diego Extension, and the Director of the Global Health Policy Institute ( He has a multidisciplinary background, with a research focus on global health policy, law, governance, innovation and technology, and has worked or consulted for organizations including the World Health Organization, the US Department of State, and the US Department of Justice, among others. He is also the co-Chair of the IEEE Standards Association Supply Chain/Clinical Trials Technology Implementation Industry Connections Program, which focuses on stakeholder collaboration around blockchain technology for the pharmaceutical supply chain and is also a Lab Principal Faculty with the BlockLab at the San Diego Supercomputer Center

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