"Good project management lays the foundation for success."
Wendy Wise, MPH, PMP
Senior Project Manager

Wendy Wise is a senior project manager and healthcare specialist with over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including health informatics, database management, disease surveillance and analysis, electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) and Health Level Seven (HL7) messaging, and clinical laboratory practice. She has proven problem-solving, process improvement, and customer service skills in a variety of health informatics and software development projects including a $6 million annual multi-customer, multi-project informatics contract for the federal government and in various leadership roles with the Ohio Department of Health.

At Lantana, Wendy provides project management for several strategic initiatives supporting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that use electronic quality measure specifications to support Meaningful Use (MU). She works closely with a variety of stakeholders supporting CMS on the development, maintenance, and support of electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) for Eligible Hospitals (EH) and Eligible Professionals (EP). Wendy also supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop, maintain, and expand Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) interoperability standards.  Additionally, Wendy provides project management for Lantana’s cloud-based CDA editor, Camara, and for Lantana’s web-based standards development tool, Trifolia.  Camara fills the gaps in the interoperability landscape enabling providers to access, update, and share patient records. Trifolia helps users rapidly develop standards-compliant electronic documents for cost-effective standards implementation.

Q & A

I can’t live without:

Sunshine

I’d like to travel to:

The Triple Crown of Hiking – backpack the entire lengths of the Appalachian Trail (AT), Continental Divide Trail (CDT), and Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). But not all 3 back-to-back!

My favorite quote is:

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain. ~Maya Angelou

When you were 8 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Artist

What was your first job?

Corn Detasseler (some say it’s a Midwest rite of passage)

If I ruled the universe:

Hatred and violence would be eliminated