CAQH, a nonprofit alliance of health plans and related associations, recently received the “Excellence in Health IT Award” from the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI). Presented during the WEDI annual meeting on December 6, the award recognizes organizations and individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of information technology (HIT) and eCommerce technology in healthcare.
“CAQH was a natural selection for the Excellence in Health IT award,” said Charles W. Stellar, president and CEO of WEDI. “They are a valued and respected organization within the healthcare industry, and we are pleased to share common goals of enhancing the efficiency of healthcare. Congratulations to CAQH and the leadership behind it who are working to improve healthcare for the better.”
In presenting the award, Steller highlighted the ongoing CAQH commitment to develop and update solutions and operating rules aimed at increasing operational efficiency and decreasing administrative costs.
“We know that by bringing industry stakeholders together, we can make real progress towards addressing critical business challenges in healthcare,” said Robin J. Thomashauer, CAQH Executive Director. “We are honored to be recognized by WEDI, an important colleague in those efforts.”