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2019 WEDI Winter Conference: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate

2799 Richmond Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202 United States
Hyatt Regency Crystal City

Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport offers valet only parking at a rate of $45 per day, with unlimited in-and-out privileges. In addition, the hotel offers the option to park at the hotel and fly from nearby Reagan National Airport. *Clearance is 6’ 8” in our underground parking garage.

Courtesy Airport and Metro Shuttle:

Airport Shuttle - Arriving at the airport and need shuttle transportation? You can now track the Hyatt shuttle for pick-up simply by downloading the link below when you arrive. The shuttle service will provide you estimated times to and from the airport. When opening the link be sure to use HOTEL CODE: 2799

Enjoy our courtesy Hyatt Airport Shuttle to and from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA). It departs from the hotel front drive every 20-minute on the hour from 4:40am – 12:20am seven days a week. 

Metro Shuttle Enjoy the courtesy Hyatt Metro Shuttle to and from Crystal City Metro Station. The shuttle departs from the hotel front drive every 30-minutes on the hour from 6:00am - midnight Monday thru Friday, and 7:00am - midnight Saturday and Sunday. (Times subject to change). Upon request, the shuttle will drop guests off and pick up at Crystal Drive & 23rd Street near multiple local offices and restaurants and at 23rd Street and S. Eads Street near the local restaurants. These stops are based on request only and are not regular stops made during regular travel (Subject to change). 

When traveling to the hotel via Metro, once you are at the top of the escalators turn to the left and walk toward 18th St. the shuttle will pick up underneath the overpass at the Hotel Shuttle Sign. 

Taxis From Dulles Airport (IAD) to the Washington DC metro area hotel, cost is approximately $40 to $45. From Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) to our Washington DC metro area hotel, cost is approximately $65 to $70. Taxi from Union Station to our Washington DC metro area hotel is approx. $17 - $20. 

Metro Subway Access From the Crystal City Metro Station (corner of 18th St and S. Bell Street) the Blue and Yellow lines are available, in which our Washington DC metro area hotel is a 10 minute walk. (See Metro Shuttle above for specific details on times and locations.) 

Amtrak Taxi to / from Union Station is approximately $17 - $20. 

MARC MARC train service from BWI to Union Station is approx. $6. 

Virginia Rail Express Virginia Rail Express station is a five minute walk from our Washington DC metro area hotel.

12/2/2019 - 12/5/2019


Multiple Registration Special

MembersPay for 3 registrations and the 4th one is FREE
Non-MembersPay for 4 registrations and the 5th one is FREE

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 12/04/2019 

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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.

Event Details

VIEW THE CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE (Subject to Change) here- 

Session Slides

Monday, HHS/OCR Update: HIPAA Policy and Enforcement Initiatives 

Monday, De-Identification or Real Identification? Do the HIPAA De-Id Provisions Protect Privacy and Security in the Current World? 

Monday, 405(d) and Cyber Implementation

Tuesday, The Task to Update, Implement and Maintain TEFCA

Tuesday, The Value of Data Exchange in Combating the Opioid Crisis

Tuesday, Big Data is the New Oil

Tuesday, Mechanisms for Creating and Validating Big Ideas with Your Users

Tuesday, Explore the Business Impacts of Reporting Medicare’s Appropriate Use Criteria Data

Tuesday, Local HIE’s Perspective on TEFCA and Interoperability

Tuesday, Understanding NCQA and URAC

Tuesday, FTC’s Approach to Health Privacy: Facebook, Health Apps and DNA Test Kits

Tuesday, Delivering Value through Improved Exchange of Electronic Medical Documentation

Tuesday, Adding FHIR to Traditional EDI

Tuesday, To Infinity and Beyond: Leveraging your FHIR Data to Derive Real Business Value

Tuesday, Learning from ICD-10 to Prepare for ICD-11

Wednesday, The Critical Role of Data Connectivity in Health System Change

Wednesday, Key Components to Building an Enterprise Attachment Business Requirement Framework (ABRF) 

Wednesday, Connecting, Communicating and Collaborating; Telehealth Successes

WednesdayNew Medicare Card Program – End of Transition

Wednesday, ONC FAST 101, 

Wednesday, FHIR Alert; How to Ignite Real Value from Clinical ADT Data 

Wednesday, Challenges, Issues and Opportunities; A Look at the HCEG Top 10 for 2020

Wednesday, FHIR Level Set 

Wednesday, “Know Your Patient”, A Patient Identity Panel

Thursday, Transactions to Transformation,

Thursday, (Supplement Material) Da Vinci Slides


Additional Information
Event Contact:
Michael McNutt
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