There Is Still Time to Register for the WEDI National Conference 2021 Virtual, October 18-21, 2021

WASHINGTON DC USA -- HIT/HIPAA UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- OCTOBER 8, 2021: 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!


  • 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 & panels are being added to the agenda daily, so save your seat now!


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