John Bass is chief executive officer of InVivoLink, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of HCA providing surgical registry and bundled payment optimization software and services, where he has worked since its founding in 2009. He has over 20 years of experience in innovative healthcare technology in the areas of surgical performance, patient engagement, value-based medicine and supply chain. Bass is a lead advisor for Distributed:Health (Blockchain Tech Conference in Nashville on Oct 3) and the emerging blockchain consortium for healthcare. Prior to InVivoLink, Bass was COO of Titan Management Group and a Senior Product Manager at Global Healthcare Exchange responsible for eProcurement strategies. He is a Nashville native and received his chemistry degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.