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WEDI National 2021

October 18, 2021 10:00 AM - October 21, 2021 5:00 PM (EDT)



WEDI's annual conference in the fall will examine several key health IT issues including health equity, innovation and automation, legislative updates, the new healthcare app economy and much more! 

Key Sessions Include:

  • Micky Tripathi, PhD, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Mary Greene, MD, Director, Office of Burden Reduction & Health Informatics, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Electronics Attachment Updates
  • No Surprises Act Updates
  • Meeting the Challenge of Health Equity with Data
  • Making SDOH and Health Equity into Business as Usual
  • Using Artificial Intelligence and SDOH to Identify Risk
  • Addressing Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community
  • Achieving Telehealth Success in Indian Country
  • Issuers, Verifiers and the Infrastructure of Trust; The New Health App Economy
  • Delivering Value to the Consumer
  • App Economy Security Challenges and Considerations for the Industry
  • Boots on the Ground- Understanding the Next Steps in Cultivating Health Data
  • Updates to NACHA Operating Rules
  • Stay...Many Steps Ahead! CISA Summit; Ongoing Cybersecurity Considerations in Healthcare


  • Micky Tripathi, PhD, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Mary Greene, MD, Director of Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics, CMS
  • John Baackes, Chief Executive Officer, LA Care Health Plan
  • Arien Malec, Senior Vice President, R&D, Change Healthcare
  • Rebecca Winokur, MD, Physician Executive and Service Line Leader, Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health, Cerner
  • Andrea Hendricks, EdD, Senior Director & Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Cerner
  • Dick Flanagan, Senior Vice President, Cerner
  • Kaveh Safavi, Senior Managing Director, Accenture
  • Jay Sultan, VP Healthcare Strategy, LexisNexis Risk Solutions
  • Kelly Ko, PhD, Director, Data Governance and Interoperability, Sharp Healthcare
  • Lisa Lines, PhD, Senior Health Services Researcher, RTI International
  • Denise Clayton, PhD, Research Economist, HealthCare Financing and Payment, RTI International
  • Ryan Howells, Principal, Leavitt Partners
  • James Stallcup, MD, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Cherokee Nation
  • Jennifer Blumenthal, Co-Founder and CEO, OneRecord
  • Kristen Valdes, Founder and CEO, b. Well
  • Jacki Monson, VP, Chief Technology Risk Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, Sutter Health
  • Omar Khawaja, Chief Information Security Officer, Highmark Health
  • Mari Savickis, Vice President, Public Policy, CHIME
  • Rich Landen, Co-Chair, NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards
  • Denise Love, Co-Chair, NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards
  • George McGregor, Vice President, of Marketing, Approov
  • Brooke McSwain, Policy Research Analyst, American Heart Association
  • Brad Smith, Senior Director, Industry Engagement and Advocacy, NACHA
  • Pamela Grosze, Vice President, Sr Product Manager, PMC
  • David Finn, Vice President, CHIME
  • Patricia Wijtyk, Medicaid Encounters Analyst, TMG Health
  • JP Pollak, Co-founder and Chief Architect, Commons Project
  • Cesar Caldera, Director, Digital Product, Royal Caribbean Cruises
  • Ricky Bloomfield, Clinical and Health Informatics Lead, Apple 
  • Mary Lynn Bushman, Senior Business Analyst at National Government Services
  • Christol Green,
  • Maxim Abramsky, Senior Director Product Management, Edifecs
  • Navin Gupta, Program Gupta, Director Product Management, Edifecs
  • Sherry Wilson, Executive Vice President, Jopari
  • John Kelly, Principal Business Advisor, Edifecs
  • Robert Tennant, Vice President, Federal Affairs, WEDI
  • Liz Petty, MD, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Erik Decker, Assistant Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Adam Cole, Senior Solutions Architect and Head of Sales Engineering, Smile CDR
  • Drew Hannah, Director of Business Development, Smile CDR

The 2021 WEDI National Conference will also include new Roundtable Rooms for attendees to discuss ideas and network with peers. New speakers & sessions are being added to the agenda daily, so save your seat now!

Contact Information

Name: Michael McNutt

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