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Dr. Charles Kennedy, Vice President of Health Information Technology for WellPoint, Inc., to Present Today at The 4th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress (WHIT v.4.0)
Date:12/9/2008

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charles D. Kennedy, MD, Vice President of Health Information Technology for WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) will present today at The 4th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress (WHIT v.4.0), which is expected to convene with over 400 health care executives to discuss the next generation of healthcare innovation and technology.

Dr. Kennedy's presentation, entitled "E-Prescribing: An Early Health Information Exchange Tool," will discuss how e-Prescribing offers a path to help reduce the underlying cost of care, improve quality and safety, and reduce administrative costs by helping physicians, patients, and all care givers make better decisions using evidence based medicine. Dr. Kennedy, as a member of the keynote reactor panel, will also be part of the keynote session focused on the importance of partnering with the consumer for better health by providing the health plan industry's perspective.

At WellPoint, Dr. Kennedy is responsible for building technical solutions which leverage health plan data sets to help improve patient care. With over 20 years of healthcare experience, Dr. Kennedy has deployed several advanced health IT tools and was responsible for helping with strategic acquisitions and investments in companies that focus on healthcare technology.

In addition to being a recognized expert in Health IT, Dr. Kennedy has served on multiple boards such as the National Alliance for Health Information Technology (NAHIT), the California Regional Health Information Organization (CalRHIO), AHIC Successor, Inc., and was a founding commissioner of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT).

For more information about The 4th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress (WHIT v.4.0), please visit www.worldcongress.com.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint, Inc. is the largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership in the United States. WellPoint is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and serves its members as the Blue Cross licensee for California; the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York (as Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield in 10 New York City metropolitan and surrounding counties and as Empire Blue Cross or Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), Wisconsin; and through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com.


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