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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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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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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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The Burke Stomach: A Story of Health Equity

Knowledge Center The Burke Stomach: A Story of Health Equity April 21, 2022 Written by Samantha Holvey As a child growing up in Appalachia, I knew of an ailment called “The Burke Stomach.” My mom and grandpa were self-diagnosed with this terrible disease that caused them to writhe in pain often and experience a wide…

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WEDI Joins HCEG in offering the annual Industry Pulse Survey

Knowledge Center WEDI Joins HCEG in offering the annual Industry Pulse Survey April 12, 2022 The 11th Annual Industry Pulse Research Survey, co-developed and co-commissioned by the HCEG and WEDI, is now open! We need your opinions and your answers to national survey questions.  WEDI members are asked to Take the survey today.  Survey closes April…

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Data Exchange: The Engine that Powers US Healthcare

Knowledge Center Data Exchange: The Engine that Powers US Healthcare March 14, 2022 Written by Charles Stellar, WEDI President & CEO The engine that runs the US healthcare system is data exchange between patients, providers, and health plans. While we’ve made great strides in the last quarter century making that engine run smoothly and efficiently,…

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2021 WEDI Annual Report

Knowledge Center 2021 WEDI Annual Report February 4, 2022 WEDI was formed in 1991 by then-Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Dr. Louis Sullivan to be a national, multi-stakeholder organization to serve as a voice for the health care industry to improve health information exchange to enhance the quality of care and reduce costs…

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Millennial Medicine

Knowledge Center Millennial Medicine February 2, 2022 Written by Samantha Holvey As an elder millennial I can speak from personal experiences, challenges, and the desires of my peers when it comes to our health care and the future of health care as we see it. We are the first generation that grew up with easy…

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WEDI Emerging Technologies SWG Meeting – January 20, 2022

Knowledge Center WEDI Emerging Technologies SWG Meeting – January 20, 2022 January 24, 2022 The Emerging Technologies Subworkgroup meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 3-4 ET. Topic: Coordinated Convergence: Digital strategies to transform the member experience Speaker Panel: Eric Shultz, President, FluidEdge Consulting and former CEO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Rex Wallace,…

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