Events

20th Annual WEDI National Conference


Monday, May 2 - Thursday, May 5, 2011
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE [map]
Bellevue, WA 98004

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Advance registration is now closed. Registrations will be accepted at the onsite registration desk in the Grand Ballroom Foyer.

WEDI is pleased to thank our conference sponsors and exhibitors.

Platinum Sponsors:
Edifecs, http://www.edifecs.com
Ingenix, http://www.ingenix.com
Tibco, http://www.tibco.com

Gold Sponsor:
TriZetto, http://www.trizetto.com

Silver Sponsors:
Availity, http://www.availity.com
Avior Computing, http://aviorcomputing.com
Comply-Health, http://www.comply-health.com
RelayHealth, http://www.relayhealth.com

Breakfast Sponsor (Wednesday):
HCL Technologies, http://www.hcltech.com

Exhibitors:
3M, http://www.3mhis.com
Availity, http://www.availity.com
Avior Computing, http://aviorcomputing.com
Axiom Systems, http://www.axiom-systems.com
Axway, http://www.axway.com
Comply-Health, http://www.comply-health.com
Edifecs, http://www.edifecs.com
HCL Technologies, http://hcltech.com
Health Language, http://www.healthlanguage.com
Imagenet LLC, http://imagenetllc.com
Ingenix, http://www.ingenix.com
Post-N-Track, http://www.post-n-track.com
RelayHealth, http://www.relayhealth.com
The SSI Group, http://www.thessigroup.com
Tibco, http://www.tibco.com
TriZetto, http://www.trizetto.com

Join us at the 20th Annual WEDI National Conference, developed specifically from member feedback and with your business needs in mind. This year's agenda will address issues of utmost importance to you and your organization. Attendees will leave the program with a better understanding of the issues currently facing the healthcare industry, strategies to approach these new challenges, how these issues affect your business partners, and how the industry can work together as a whole to create a more efficient implementation. Your attendance and participation in this program is essential to your being informed and prepared for the changes that lie ahead! The main conference will run Tuesday, May 3, 2011, to Thursday, May 5, 2011. A current agenda can be found at the link below.

A WEDI Preconference, A Roadmap to the Future: Making Connections, will be held on Monday, May 2, 2011, from 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM.

Federal regulation and incentives are driving changes in the way we use, share and protect health care data. There are major changes coming in administrative data use and exchange, clinical data use and exchange, and in the different security and privacy rules related to these areas. Basic HIPAA Privacy Security and advanced HITECH are core components of this elevated world of data exchange. Yet, oftentimes people within an organization handling privacy/security compliance seem to speak a different language than those handling EDI or data exchange. Now Meaningful Use is forcing Providers (and those within your organization who handle provider issues) to "get with the program" as well. This WEDI pre-conference is your chance to delve into the details and share with colleagues the impacts expected from the numerous changes. This will be a unique opportunity to understand the impact and discuss how the changes in one domain may affect the others. Opportunities exist for making major advances in implementation and ease of adoption by leveraging synergies among these different domains. Learn about how what is happening in each of these areas will affect all of them. Don't get stuck on the on-ramp - come up to speed and merge! Separate Registration is required.

Please note: Early Bird payments are due by March 4, 2011. Registrations not paid by this date will be adjusted to the Standard rate.

Related Files:
Sponsorship, Exhibit, Attendee Giveaway, and Vendor Information Session Opportunities (updated 4.21.11)
Final Agenda

Registration Includes:
All conference participants will receive a USB flash drive, preloaded with presentations, speaker biographies, and other conference materials.

Meeting Attire:
Business Casual

Registration Fees:
These fees are available through 04/26/2011
Name Price Available To
Standard Member $1,055.00   Members
Standard Add'l Member $955.00   Members
Standard Non Member $1,185.00   eMember
NonMember
Standard Add'l Non Member $1,135.00   eMember
NonMember

 

Special Events
Name Price Available To
WEDI Pre-Conference Event: A Roadmap to the Future: Making Connections  
     1 - WEDI Member $235.00   Members
     2 - Non Member $265.00   eMember
NonMember


Cancellation and Other Policies:
WEDI does not accept cancellations, but substitute attendees are permitted with payment of a $15 processing fee. If you wish to make a substitution, please contact Patti Sanderson at psanderson@wedi.org.



General Hotel Information:
The 20th Annual WEDI National Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Washington. A special room rate of $170/night has been reserved for WEDI conference attendees. Please make your reservation online, using the following link, no later than April 1, 2011, in order to secure the special rate: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=2678972
If you prefer to make your reservations by phone, please contact the central reservation line at 1-800-233-1234 and ask for the WEDI group rate prior to April 1. Please note: the room block may sell out prior to the April 1 deadline. WEDI cannot guarantee availability at the host hotel.


For more information please contact:
Patti Sanderson
Director, Programs & Services