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WEDI 2022 National Conference

4300 Nebraska Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
American University Washington College of Law

The American University Washington College of Law is the law school of American University. It is located on the western side of Tenley Circle in the Tenleytown section of Northwest Washington DC, one block south of the Tenleytown-AU Metro station. 

A top law school that provides an excellent legal education in all areas of the law, Washington College of Law has renowned programs in experiential learning (clinics and externships), international law, law and government, intellectual property, health, business and gender and the law. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 8:00 AM - Thursday, October 27, 2022 3:30 PM (EDT)
Event Details

View our agenda HERE! 

Speakers representing ONC, CMS, OCR, The Sequoia Project, CareJourney, HL7, AARP, NCVHS, Civitas and so many more convene at our nation's capital to discuss key topics and themes within healthcare IT that everyone is talking about. 

We also have virtual options available, for individuals and groups

Click "REGISTER" for information on the virtual and in-person rates

We are excited to be returning to in-person education for our national conference, WEDI's annual fall-time look at best practice and emerging trends in the healthcare IT industry. 

We will open the conference with several WEDI workgroup meetings, open to all conference attendees. Learn about their latest projects and how they are working together to address many of healthcare's most complicated issues. 

Conference sessions will focus on the federal healthcare perspective, health equity, data exchange, privacy & security, guiding principles in electronic payment and the No Surprises Act. 

Located in Washington DC's historic Tenleytown neighborhood, the 8.5 acre campus offers American University students the wonderful experience of studying at one of the nation's top schools as well as living in one of the nation's most vibrant cities.

Speakers to appear:

Micky Tripathi, PhD, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

Donald Rucker, MD, Former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (2017-2021), Chief Strategy Officer, 1upHealth

Vindell Washington, MD, Former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (2016-2017), Chief Executive Office, Onduo, Chief Clinical Officer, Verily Health Platforms

Melanie Fontes Rainer, Director, Office for Civil Rights, US Department for Health & Human Services

Mary Greene, MD, Director of the Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Margaret O'Kane, Founder and President, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Aneesh Chopra, President, Carejourney

Dr Thomas Mason, Chief Medical Officer, Office of the National Coordinator

Mariann Yeager, CEO, The Sequoia Project

Viet Nguyen, MD, Chief Standards Implementation Officer, HL7

Charles Jaffe, MD, Chief Executive Officer, HL7

Rich Landen, Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Standards, NCVHS

Lisa Bari, CEO, Civitas Networks

Anthony Schueth, Founder, CEO and Managing Partner, Point-of-Care Partners

Nichole Sweeney, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, CRISP

Elizabeth Killingsworth, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, Manifest Medex

Beth Davis, Senior Manager, Allscripts Payerpath

Emily Ames, Health Insurance Specialist, CMS

Elissa Dines, Deputy Director, Division of Consumer Advocacy and Assisted Support, HHS 

Donald Quackenbush, Product Manager, Cognizant

Heather McComas, Director Administrative Simplification Initiatives, American Medical Association

Sandra Mitchell, Health Data Quality Analyst, Department of Veterans Affairs

Anna Hyde, Vice President of Advocacy and Access, Arthritis Foundation

Lauren Davis, Senior Legislative Representative, AARP

Nicole Braccio, Policy Director, National Patient Advocate Foundation

Pam Grosze, Vice President, Senior Product Manager, PNC Bank

Patricia Wijtyk, Senior Associate- BPO EDI team, Cognizant

Ryan Bosch, MD, President and Co-Founder, Socially Determined 

Nikki Hench, Smile Digital Health

Lodging Information:

The Glover Park Hotel, located 2 miles (9 min commute) south of American University's Washington College of Law, offers a 25% discount off their best available rate to individuals who are attending events at the university.

Monday- Friday between 9AM and 5PM, reach out to the hotel's reservation manager at 202-625-5409 and request the American University Rate. Outside of business hours, call the front desk at 202-337-9700 and make the same request. Alternatively, you can email the hotel's reservation manager at You can expect a response within 1 business day. 

Additional Properties Close to American University:

  • Courtyard by Marriott/Bethesda Chevy Chase
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton, Chevy Chase
  • Hyatt Regency Bethesda
  • Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda
  • The Bethesdan Hotel by Hilton
  • AC Hotel

Transportation Information:

WEDI encourages attendees to utilize public transportation and/or ride sharing options when traveling to the conference site. Limited garage parking is available at the Washington College of Law for $2/hour, $16 for the day. Walking information from the nearby Red Line METRO Station can be found here-

Need to get around and not sure how much it will cost? Use Lyft's fare estimator- - to get an idea of the travel cost from point A to point B. For the conference site, use the address 4300 Nebraska Avenue NW. 


Interested to sponsor or exhibit at the WEDI National Conference? Click here to download the prospectus and contact Bill Allder at 703-507-3543 or with questions or to check availability.

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Michael McNutt
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