WASHINGTON, March 04, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- WEDI, the nation's leading nonprofit authority on the use of health
Following last month's announcement at HIMSS that ONC has put forth a proposed rule aimed at supporting the interoperability of electronic health information (EHI), Anthony will join health care leaders from amongst payers, providers, government regulators and industry vendors for an engaging discussion as to what the industry needs to know about the important 724-page document and how this rule will impact patient care. Additionally, in this keynote session, Anthony will share her insights through her role in leading ONC's engagement on a range of high-priority federal policy efforts, including regulatory development, information blocking, MACRA implementation, and governance on a look into the future in terms of possible rules on the horizon.
"As ONC continues to reduce the interoperability burden by proposing a new rule which will enable patients and providers access to health information so better choices can be made when it comes to care and treatment, having Elise Sweeney Anthony, J.D. join us for our Spring event couldn't be timelier," said Charles W. Stellar, WEDI president and CEO. "WEDI conferences continue to be critical gatherings that foster great collaboration and networking between a diverse cross-section of some of the top industry thought leaders and influencers. I'm looking forward to the high-level discussions that will take place at our Spring Conference surrounding key issues that are impacting the health care landscape."
Beyond general sessions featuring some of the top influencers in health care, the WEDI Spring Conference will offer attendees dozens of breakout sessions and educational workshops lead by industry experts, including:
WEDI 2019 is open to all interested health care stakeholders across provider, payer, vendor and government entities. Both WEDI members and non-members can visit the WEDI 2019 Conference page to register online and for information on discounted registration and room rates.
About WEDI WEDI is the leading authority on the use of health IT to improve health care information exchange in order to enhance the quality of care, improve efficiency, and reduce costs of our nation's health care system. WEDI was formed in 1991 by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and was designated in the 1996 HIPAA legislation as an advisor to HHS. WEDI's membership includes a broad coalition of organizations, including: hospitals, providers, health plans, vendors, government agencies, consumers, not-for-profit organizations, and standards development organizations. To learn more, visit http://www.wedi.org and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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