WEDI 2019 Spring Conference

Monday, May 20 - Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego 92122

Serving as a private and public industry solution to critical healthcare problems, WEDI is a coalition comprised of a cross-section of the healthcare industry: doctors, hospitals, health plans, laboratories, pharmacies, clearinghouses, dentists, vendors, government regulators and other industry stakeholders.

WEDI conferences showcase best practices, emerging trends and case studies in Health IT. Our goal is to bring together the brightest minds in the industry to give talks that are idea-focused, foster learning and provoke conversations that matter.

Speakers scheduled to appear:
John Baackes, CEO, LA Care
Dr. John Mattison, Chief Medical Information Officer, Assistant Medical Director, Kaiser Permanente
Charles Aunger, Managing Director, CTO, Health2047
Dr. Joe Cunningham, Managing Director, Sante' Ventures
Dr. Viet Nguyen, Technical Director, Da Vinci Project

Agenda will include the following sessions:
- The Imperatives for Interoperability Standards in the Future of Healthcare and Plecosystem Economy
- The Changing Dynamic in Healthcare Security: The risk or the promise?
- Understanding the Models, Transactions, and Data Flows of Encounter Data Reporting
- Best Practices for EFT Enrollment Security
- Provider Adjustments (PLB) in the Electronic Remittance Advice (835) How do they work?
- Anatomy of Value-Based Payment: An Interactive Discussion
- Barriers to the Broader Adoption of Telehealth


Related Files:

Session Descriptions
Conference Agenda

Who Should Attend:

Health IT Professionals including but not limited to:
Corporate Level Executives (CEO, CFO, CHIO, CTO, CIO, CISO, etc)
Senior Executive/ Management (R&D, Product Development, Info Security)
Director Level (Medical Affairs, Health IT, R&C, Information Services, eHealth Standards)
Plus, EDI Professionals, Solutions and Systems Analysts, Policy Advisors, Project Managers)

Meeting Attire:

Attire for the conference is business casual

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 05/23/2019
Name Price Available To
Members $1,375.00   Members
Non-Members $1,775.00   Non-Members
Government $699.00   Government Member
Student $0.00   Must present a valid student ID upon check-in
Faculty $450.00   Staff or Faculty at an Institute of Higher Education


Special Events

Name Price Available To
FHIR 411: Zero to 60 in Three Months  
     FHIR Pre-Conference $0.00   Conference Attendees
     FHIR Pre-Conference Only $199.99   Members
     FHIR Pre-Conference Only $250.50   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

By registering and attending this conference, you agree to be photographed and allow WEDI to use those pictures on the WEDI website & in WEDI social media. In addition, WEDI does not permit the recording of any sessions at the conference.

Conference presentations are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed are those of the participants individually and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, its cosponsors, or its committees. The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented.

General Hotel Information:

The 2019 WEDI Spring Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla At Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122.

The hotel has a special discounted rate for WEDI attendees, available through the following link:

The rate will be available until April 30, 2019

Travel Information:

If you cannot use the link, use the code VR3VD when making your reservations.

Sponsors and Sponsorship Information:

Media/Industry Sponsors:
AnswersMedia_Logo Health IT Outcomes
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If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please email:

For more information please contact:

Mr. Michael McNutt
Director, Events and Education
Phone: (202) 480-2919