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Why WEDI, with Ed Hafner

Knowledge Center Why WEDI, with Ed Hafner May 13, 2022 “Why WEDI” is a series of short interviews with WEDI members and leaders in health IT. This week we interviewed Ed Hafner, Chair-Elect, WEDI Board of Directors and Coding and AVP Payer Strategy – Medical Network, Change Healthcare. When did you join WEDI? We joined in…

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WEDI Workgroups – Open House

Knowledge Center WEDI Workgroups – Open House May 12, 2022 Industry leaders – like YOU – have been an integral part of WEDI workgroups, providing thoughtful leadership and common-sense approaches to enhance the exchange of clinical and administrative health information since the 1990s. By collecting input, exchanging ideas, and developing recommendations, our workgroups inspire impactful…

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New framework aims to secure digital health apps not covered by HIPAA

Knowledge Center New framework aims to secure digital health apps not covered by HIPAA May 9, 2022 Several healthcare stakeholder groups developed a new framework that addresses privacy and security risks associated with digital health tools and apps that fall outside of HIPAA regulation. Use the link below to read the full article. New framework…

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Why WEDI, with Nancy Spector

Knowledge Center Why WEDI, with Nancy Spector May 3, 2022 “Why WEDI” is a series of short interviews with WEDI members and leaders in health IT. This week we interviewed Nancy Spector, Chair, WEDI Board of Directors and Coding and HIT Advocacy Director, American Medical Association. When did you join WEDI? I joined WEDI in 2005 when I…

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Podcast Episode 72; Balancing Experience and Security in Remote Working. A Conversation with Mobile Mentor’s Denis O’Shea

Knowledge Center Podcast Episode 72; Balancing Experience and Security in Remote Working. A Conversation with Mobile Mentor’s Denis O’Shea May 2, 2022 WEDI Education Director Michael McNutt sits in for Matthew and chats with Denis O’Shea, founder of Mobile Mentor, a global leader in endpoint ecosystem, helping clients navigate the right balance between security and…

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WEDI Makes Healthcare-Specific Recommendations for Improving the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Knowledge Center WEDI Makes Healthcare-Specific Recommendations for Improving the NIST Cybersecurity Framework April 29, 2022 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) has responded to the request for information from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and has made several recommendations for improving the NIST cybersecurity framework and supply chain risk management guidance…

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NIST urged to help small healthcare providers, add ransomware to framework

Knowledge Center NIST urged to help small healthcare providers, add ransomware to framework April 28, 2022 As malware- and ransomware-based intrusions will continue to plague healthcare into the foreseeable future, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is urging NIST to combine its ransomware guide to its flagship cybersecurity framework to provide the sector with…

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WEDI Responds to NIST’S RFI, Urges Increased Focus on Ransomware

Knowledge Center WEDI Responds to NIST’S RFI, Urges Increased Focus on Ransomware April 27, 2022 In response to NIST’S request for information, WEDI urged the institute to increase its focus on ransomware and address third-party app security challenges. Read the full article linked below. WEDI Responds to NIST’S RFI, Urges Increased Focus on Ransomware Back…

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WEDI Submits Comments to NIST

Knowledge Center WEDI Submits Comments to NIST April 25, 2022 WEDI submitted comments in response to the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s Request for Information: Evaluating and Improving Cybersecurity Resources: The Cybersecurity Framework and Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management. Use the link below to read the full comment letter. WEDI Submits Comments to NIST…

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Why WEDI, with Jay Eisenstock

Knowledge Center Why WEDI, with Jay Eisenstock April 25, 2022 “Why WEDI” is a series of short interviews with WEDI members and leaders in health IT. This week we interviewed Jay Eisenstock, past Chair, WEDI Board of Directors and current Principle, JEConsulting. When did you join WEDI? I think somewhere around 2010, could have been earlier(HIPAA…

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