Navigation Links
SSI Assistant Vice President Elected to WEDI Board
Date:11/30/2009

MOBILE, Ala., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Rita Hyland, Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for The SSI Group, Inc., (SSI) has been elected to the 2010 Board for the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI).

Hyland has held a variety of leadership positions at SSI since joining the organization in 2001. She was initially charged with the development and leadership of the Quality Assurance division and Business Continuity for SSI. She later developed an extensive education and training division for both customers and employees, including the creation of computer based training. In addition to serving as the Chief Privacy Officer for the company, Hyland now leads the efforts of regulatory privacy, security, compliance and certification initiatives for SSI pertaining to EHNAC, SAS 70 and CORE/CAQH.

WEDI, a not-for-profit user group for EDI-users in public and private healthcare, was established in 1991 in response to a challenge from then Secretary of Health and Human Services, Louis Sullivan, MD. The challenge brought together a consortium of leaders within the healthcare industry to identify practical strategies for reducing administrative costs in healthcare through the implementation of EDI. The 1996 HIPAA legislation designated WEDI to serve as an advisory role to congressional leaders, a role that WEDI continues today via communications to various directors and administrators, including John Halamka (HITSP), David Blumenthal (ONC), Jeanne Lambrew (HHS), Nancy DeParle (White House) and other congressional representatives. WEDI will testify at the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) hearings in December.

Today, WEDI's membership includes providers, health plans, consumers, vendors, government organizations and standards groups committed to the implementation of electronic commerce in healthcare and EDI standards for the healthcare industry. Regulatory officials from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights and other government entities attend and participate in WEDI forums to benefit from the alternative approaches and consensus-based recommendations generated by the industry representatives.

About SSI

SSI is a national, diversified information technology company currently celebrating its 20th year in business. Established in 1988, the company operates the nation's second largest institutional healthcare claims clearinghouse. It maintains corporate headquarters in Mobile, Ala., and branch facilities in Clearwater, Fla.; Denver, Colo. and Chesapeake, Va. With approximately 385 employees and 2,200-plus clients nationwide, SSI leads the healthcare field in healthcare claims management technology, EDI platforms and networking.

ClickON® Technology has more than 200,000 built-in edits, delivers HIPAA-certified transactions from Claredi, MHCC, and EHNAC and has over 800 direct payer connections for both hospitals and physicians and over 1,200 gateway payer connections for both hospitals and physicians. As a testament to SSI's leadership, the company's technology processes in excess of 200 million transactions annually (including claims, eligibility, remittances and claim statuses) totaling approximately $458 billion in billed claims revenue for its providers. For more information about SSI, please visit www.thessigroup.com.

SOURCE The SSI Group, Inc.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The SSI Group, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. USAID Assistant Administrator Hess Travels to Southern Africa
2. Certified Nursing Assistants Receive Scholarships At Annual Recognition Program
3. MedPage Today(R) Continuing Medical Education Activities Now Offer AAPA Credit for Physician Assistants
4. U.S. Career Institute Launches 1st Ever DETC Accredited Medical Assistant Course
5. Former Texas Assistant Attorney General Pat OConnell Joins Baron & Budd, P.C., to Lead Whistleblower Litigation Practice
6. Therap Services Promotes Allison Dudo to Assistant Director of Training
7. From Kent Hill, USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health on the Observance of International Day of Zero Tolerance
8. Physician Assistant Karen Bass Elected Speaker Elect of California State Assembly
9. Jeffrey J. Grieco Confirmed as USAID Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs
10. Statement from Kent Hill, USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health, on the Observance of World Tuberculosis Day 2008
11. Money Magazine Ranks Physician Assistant One of Best Careers to Have in a Recession
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... leader in retailers of Eyeglasses . , Millions of individuals in the United ... life, eyeglasses have become a way to both correct vision and make a fashion ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... , ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand ... new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is ... The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to Dr. ... Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to include ... in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of Glenn ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong ... Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. ... to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent ... that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals ... also many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Research and ... Excipients Market by Type (Organic Chemical (Sugar, Petrochemical, Glycerin), ... Topical, Coating, Parenteral) - Global Forecast to 2021" ... The global pharmaceutical excipients market is projected ... CAGR of 6.1% in the forecast period 2016 to ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: ... its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated ... shock. With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD ... solution for sepsis risk assessment and management. ... and PCT levels in blood can aid clinicians in ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ANGELES , June 23, 2016 ... CAPR ), a biotechnology company focused ... therapeutics, today announced that patient enrollment in its ... in Duchenne) has exceeded 50% of its 24-patient ... enrollment in the third quarter of 2016, and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: