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Knowledge Center Episode 31: Making the Health Plan More than a Plastic Card in a Wallet. A Conversation with John Baackes, CEO, LA Care April 12, 2021 This week, we welcome John Baackes, CEO of LA Care, the largest publicly operated health plan in the US (2.4 million members). John discusses LA Care efforts to…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Letter to The Honorable Xavier Becerra April 6, 2021 As the collective voice of the health care industry on health IT issues, we offer you our best wishes for great success as HHS Secretary and look forward to continuing our important partnership. Read the entire letter linked below. WEDI Letter to The…

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Knowledge Center Episode 30: Shooting for the Stars with Telehealth Rockstar Dr. James Stallcup, CMIO Cherokee Nation April 5, 2021 Listen, learn, laugh and more as Matthew chats with Dr. James Stallcup (“aka Jimmy Joe Coltrane”) Enterprise CMIO and Medical Director: Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center at Cherokee Nation. A fan of theater, learn how…

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Knowledge Center Episode 29: The “Art” of Interoperability with HL7 Da Vinci Project’s Program Manager Jocelyn Keegan March 29, 2021 Matthew welcomes Jocelyn Keegan, senior health information technology consultant with Point-of-Care Partners and Program Manager of HL7’s Da Vinci Project. Jocelyn a primer on Da Vinci, a private sector initiative that addresses the needs of…

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Knowledge Center Telehealth and COVID-19 Fact Sheet March 24, 2021 The onset of the spread of COVID-19 and the declaration of the pandemic in March 2020 spurred interest in implementing telehealth services. Telehealth is a viable and proven modality through which to provide healthcare services to patients. The ability for patients to stay in their…

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Knowledge Center Episode 28: Administrative Data History Tour with Lorraine Doo, Health Informatics and Interoperability Group, CMS Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics March 22, 2021 We offer a fantastic view of the history of HIPAA, a look at the bright future of interoperability and the greater meaning of compliance with Lorraine Doo, Senior…

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Knowledge Center Read the WEDI statement congratulating Xavier Becerra on becoming the 25th HHS Secretary March 19, 2021 WEDI, as the leading authority on the use of health IT to improve health care information exchange, extends our congratulations to Xavier Becerra on becoming the 25th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…

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Knowledge Center Survey on Fees for Remittance Advice and Electronic Funds Transfer Transactions March 15, 2021 WEDI is conducting a survey to gather information on enhanced services and additional fees charged for receiving the electronic remittance advice (ERA) via the X12 835 transaction (subsequently referred to as “835”) and/or payment made via the electronic funds…

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Knowledge Center Episode 27: Set it, Tune it, Tweak it- Maintaining Security Fundamentals with Fortified Health Security’s CEO Dan L. Dodson March 15, 2021 We welcome Dan L. Dodson, Fortified Health Security’s CEO to talk about how telework due to COVID-19 and advancing technology may disrupt cybersecurity in healthcare. All is not lost however, as…

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Knowledge Center Key Healthcare and Health IT Components of HR 1319 March 12, 2021 Click below for a description of the key healthcare and health IT provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Key Healthcare and Health IT Components of HR 1319 Back to Knowledge Center Categories Articles Comment Letters Podcasts Press Releases…

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