The Collective Voice of Health IT, A WEDI Podcast
Episode 60; Addressing the Prior Authorization Problem. Sponsored by MCG

Episode 60; Addressing the Prior Authorization Problem. Sponsored by MCG

November 15, 2021

This episode is sponsored by MCG.

MCG’s transparent assessment of the latest research and scholarly articles, along with its own data analysis, gives patients, providers and payers the vetted information they need to feel confident in every care decision, as well as providing a means to have collaborative discussions about care.

Matthew sits down with Raj Godavarthi, AVP of Technology and Interoperability and Marivie Lanter, Director Product Management and discusses the pending CMS rule on PA and FHIR mandates, MCG's participation in the HL7 Da Vinci Project and how MCG has developed assistive AI and NLP solutions to facilitate the utilization review process,, identify the appropriate level of care for patients, and support evidence-based decision-making

 

Episode 59: CEO Summit; Developing the Perfect Consumer Experience through the New App Economy with Jennifer Blumenthal (OneRecord) and Kristen Valdes (bWell)

Episode 59: CEO Summit; Developing the Perfect Consumer Experience through the New App Economy with Jennifer Blumenthal (OneRecord) and Kristen Valdes (bWell)

November 2, 2021

In its early stages, how has the New Healthcare App Economy delivered a streamlined and transparent experience for consumers? This week we chat with two CEOs at the forefront of this new economy; Jennifer Blumenthal, Co-Founder and CEO of OneRecord and Kristen Valdes, Founder and CEO of bWell. 

This session is  moderated by John Kelly, Principal Business Advisor with Edifecs, WEDI Board Member and Co-Chair of WEDI's Education Committee and was recorded during WEDI's national conference in October. 

Episode 58: Cybersecurity Consideration from Top Healthcare CISOs

Episode 58: Cybersecurity Consideration from Top Healthcare CISOs

October 25, 2021

In recognition of Cybersecurity Awareness month, WDEDI is pleased to present a cybersecurity session from our recently concluded national conference. An excellent "CISO Summit" featuring Jacki Monson of Sutter Health, Erik Decker of Intermountain and Omar Khawaja from Highmark Health. The panel was moderated by Marilyn Zigmund Luke (AHIP) and Tina Grande (Healthcare Leadership Council), WEDI's Privacy and Security Workgroup Co-Chairs. 

COVID‘s Effect on Interoperability; Vaccine Passport talk with CLX Health‘s Co-Founder Joseph Gonzalez

COVID‘s Effect on Interoperability; Vaccine Passport talk with CLX Health‘s Co-Founder Joseph Gonzalez

October 11, 2021

Matthew talks about how COVID has helped consumers drive the future of healthcare with Joseph Gonzalez, Co-Founder of CLX Health. CLX Health’s TrustAssure platform allows consumers to upload the paper vaccine cards and convert them into digital credentials. The currently process 25,000+ vaccine cards daily for their clients and their specific use case applications. 

Episode 56: The Economic Importance of Health Equity with Priya Bathija from the American Hospital Association

Episode 56: The Economic Importance of Health Equity with Priya Bathija from the American Hospital Association

October 4, 2021

From our 2021 Quest for Health Equity event, we hear from Priya Bathija, Vice President of Strategic Infinitives with the American Hospital Association. Priya makes the case for Health Equity, not only from the moral perspective, but for the benefits of hospitals, the ECONOMIC perspective. 

Episode 55: Mother‘s Need Best; The Maternal Health Crisis in America

Episode 55: Mother‘s Need Best; The Maternal Health Crisis in America

September 27, 2021

We welcome Caryn Marks, Policy Advisor, Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of HHS and Rachel Abbey, Public Health Analyst with HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Caryn and Rachel discuss the societal, health-based and data-based challenges of pregnancy-related mortality and maternal morbidity in the US.

Episode 54: Experiencing a Ransomware Incident, NCPDP‘s John Klimek and X12‘s Andrew Fitzpatrick

Episode 54: Experiencing a Ransomware Incident, NCPDP‘s John Klimek and X12‘s Andrew Fitzpatrick

September 20, 2021

From our December 2020 virtual event on Ransomware, we have John Klimek from NCPDP and Andrew Fitzpatrick from X12 discussing their respective cyber attacks from earlier that year. This is moderated by WEDI's Privacy and Security Workgroup Co-Chairs, Marilyn Zigmund Luke from AHIP and Tina Grande from the Healthcare Leadership Council

Episode 53: TEFCA Table Talk Part 2- Stakeholder Perspective Panel

Episode 53: TEFCA Table Talk Part 2- Stakeholder Perspective Panel

September 13, 2021

Moderated by Edifecs' John Kelly, we present part 2 of our TEFCA stakeholder panel, featuring Hans Buitendijk (Cerner), Tim Pletcher (MiHIN) and Danielle Lloyd (AHIP). The panel was originally broadcasted live on September 1 on Zoom as part of WEDI's Spotlight on TEFCA.  

Episode 52: TEFCA Table Talk Part 1: Stakeholder Panel with Hans Buitendijk (Cerner), Tim Pletcher (MiHIN) and Danielle Lloyd (AHIP)

Episode 52: TEFCA Table Talk Part 1: Stakeholder Panel with Hans Buitendijk (Cerner), Tim Pletcher (MiHIN) and Danielle Lloyd (AHIP)

September 7, 2021

Part 1 of a great roundtable discussion on TEFCA and how it will affect the industry from numerous perspectives. Moderated by WEDI board member John Kelly, we welcome:

Hans Buitendijk, Director, Interoperability Strategy, Cerner

Tim Pletcher, Executive Director, Michigan Heath Information Network, MiHIN

Danielle Lloyd, Senior VP, Private Market Innovations & Quality Initiatives, AHIP

Episode 51: The “Gravity” of Integrating Medical and Social Care with HL7 Gravity Project’s Evelyn Gallego

Episode 51: The “Gravity” of Integrating Medical and Social Care with HL7 Gravity Project’s Evelyn Gallego

August 30, 2021

Matthew welcomes Evelyn Gallego, CEO and Founder of EMI Advisors and Program Manager for HL7 Gravity Project, a multi stakeholder public collaborative that develops consensus based data standards for Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). Evelyn discusses the history of the project, it's successes and challenges they face as it helps the industry marry social services and clinical services. 

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