NCPDP Announces Patient Rights Activist, Regina Holliday, to Keynote its 2018 Annual Conference, Industry United to Improve the Patient Journey


NCPDP announced today that Regina Holliday will Keynote its 2018 Annual Technology & Business Conference, Industry United to Improve the Patient Journey, which will be held May 7-9, 2018, at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Holliday’s personal advocacy and grassroots movement, blending art and storytelling through The Walking Gallery, has supported a shift in the healthcare conversation to focus on patient empowerment and patient inclusion in healthcare decision-making.

Lee Ann Stember, President and CEO of NCPDP explained, “We believe Holliday’s keynote address will resonate with NCPDP members who are actively involved in sharing, listening, learning and problem-solving industry standards and guidance in NCPDP’s forums. At one time or another, we are all a patient and/or a caregiver. We channel that experience and passion to developing solutions to improve the patient journey. Regina Holliday’s participation as a keynote speaker is especially significant this year as we explore new ways to improve the healthcare experience for patients and their providers.”

Regina Holliday is a Maryland-based patient advocate and artist known for painting a series of murals depicting the need for clarity and transparency in medical records. This advocacy mission was inspired by her husband, Frederick Allen Holliday II, and his struggle to get appropriate care. With her passion for advocating for patients to receive timely access to their health care data, her artwork became part of the national healthcare debate. Holliday earned a platform to push for legislation that would provide electronic healthcare records to patients. Continuing her advocacy through art, she also started the Walking Gallery…

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