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Seamless Data, Equitable Health: The Future of Interoperability- REGISTRATION OPEN SOON

Live on Zoom
Wednesday, August 21, 2024 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM) (EDT)
Event Details

In an era where data drives innovation and improvement in healthcare, ensuring that data is accessible, shareable, and usable across all sectors is paramount. Interoperability in health data not only enhances the quality of care but also plays a crucial role in advancing health equity. To address these critical issues, WEDI is excited to announce a virtual spotlight event focused on "Enhancing Health Equity through Data Interoperability"

Event Highlights:


Reflections from Federal Agencies:

-Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC): Hear from key representatives about national strategies and initiatives aimed at improving data interoperability to promote health equity.


Insights from Health Care Organizations:

- Leading health care organizations will discuss their role in facilitating data exchange and ensuring that data interoperability supports equitable healthcare access and outcomes.


Best Practices from Health Information Exchanges (HIEs):

- Showcasing Maternal Health and Data Exchange: Discover successful models and practices in maternal health that highlight the power of effective data exchange.


FQHC, Federally Qualified Health Centers Addressing Health Care at the Community Level:

- Learn from the experiences of community health centers on the front lines, addressing the unique challenges and needs of underserved populations through improved data interoperability.


Expert Panel Discussion, Interoperability Gaps and Solutions:

- An expert panel will dive into the current gaps in data interoperability and explore innovative solutions that can bridge these gaps, particularly focusing on the needs of underserved communities.


Why Attend?

-Gain Insightful Knowledge: Understand the current landscape and future directions of health data interoperability.

- Learn Best Practices: Discover effective strategies and implementations that are making a difference in maternal health and beyond.

-Network with Experts: Connect with leaders from federal agencies, payer organizations, HIEs, and community health centers.

- Champion Health Equity: Be part of a crucial conversation on how improved data interoperability can drive health equity for all communities.


Who Should Attend?

- Healthcare Professionals

- Health IT Specialists

- Policy Makers

- Community Health Advocates

- Researchers and Academics

- Payer and Provider Organizations


Our Faculty Members (more to be listed):

  • Kendra Wyatt, Co-Founder, New Birth Company
  • Jawanna Henry, Interoperability Systems Branch Chief and SDOH Lead, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
  • Members of HL7 Gravity Project Pilot Affinity Group
  • Jaime Bland, President and CEO, CyncHealth
  • Asha Immanuelle, Maternal Health Equity Program Consultant, Center for Black Women's Wellness, Former Community Liaison & Population Health Advisor, HL7 Gravity Project
  • Zil Joyce Dixon Romero, State Government Affairs Manager, Rural Health Association
Additional Information
Event Contact:
Michael McNutt
Contact Organization:
WEDI
Contact Description:
Interested in being a sponsor? Contact Bill Allder at ballder@wedi.org
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