WEDI announces new 2020 Board of Directors

Dec. 9, 2019

WEDI announced the election of a new board member to its Board of Directors, election of officers as well as the re-election of ten previous board members to serve two-year terms.

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“The WEDI Board of Directors represents the full spectrum of perspectives in health care information exchange, comprised of payers, providers, government regulators and industry vendors,” said Charles W. Stellar, president and CEO of WEDI. “This incredible group of seasoned executives are invaluable to our organization and will continue to strategically drive our effort to create efficiencies to the health care industry as a whole through better use of health information technology. We look forward to a productive year ahead.”

New board members include:

Joseph Bell, eSolutions (Vendor)

Re-elected board members include:

Adele Allison, SS&C Technologies (Vendor)

Laurie Burckhardt, WPS Health Solutions (Health Plan) & Vice Chair, Education

Durwin Day, Health Care Service Corporation (Health Plan)

Ed Hafner, Change Healthcare (Vendor) & Vice Chair, Membership & Communications

John Kelly, Edifecs (Vendor)

Amy Neves, Aetna (Health Plan)

Ryan Reddick, Anthem, Inc. (Health Plan)

Sam Rubenstein, Montefiore Medical Center (Provider)

Robert Tennant, Medical Group Management Association (Provider)

Laurie Woodrome, LabCorp (Provider) & Vice-Chair, Finance

Standing board members include:

Matthew Albright, Zelis Payments (Vendor)

Robert Bowman, CAQH CORE (Standards/Operating Rules)

Laura Darst, Mayo Clinic (Provider) & Immediate Past Chair

Lorraine Doo, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Government)

Jay Eisenstock, JEConsulting (Vendor) Board Chair

Doreen Espinoza, X12 (Standards/Operating Rules)

Pam Grosze, PNC Bank (Vendor)

David Haugen, Minnesota Department of Health (Government)

Jack Hunt, Availity, LLC (Vendor)

Charles Jaffe, Health Level Seven HL7 (Standards/Operating Rules)

Gail Kocher, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (Health Plan) & Vice Chair, Policy

Tom Meyers, America’s Health Insurance Plans (Health Plan)

Rick Moore, NCQA (Non-Profit)

Bryan Morgenthaler, United Healthcare (Health Plan)

Jean Narcisi, American Dental Association (Provider)

Nancy Spector, American Medical Association (Provider) & Board Chair Elect

Charles Stellar, WEDI (President & CEO)

Lee Ann Stember, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (Standards/Operating Rules)

Sandra Stuart, Kaiser Permanente (Health Plan)

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