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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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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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The Quest to Improve Security, Privacy of Third-Party Health Apps

Knowledge Center The Quest to Improve Security, Privacy of Third-Party Health Apps April 13, 2022 From HealthITSecurity WEDI and the Confidentiality Coalition proposed recommendations for improving the transparency, security, and privacy of third-party health apps with access to PHI. The Quest to Improve Security, Privacy of Third-Party Health Apps Back to Knowledge Center Categories Comments…

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Privacy risks loom without third-party app and API standards, healthcare groups say

Knowledge Center Privacy risks loom without third-party app and API standards, healthcare groups say March 30, 2022 As the interoperability push continues in healthcare, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) and the Confidentiality Coalition are again urging regulatory leaders to address patient privacy and security risks posed by third-party apps generating healthcare data that…

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WEDI: ONC Health IT Certification Should Require ePA Data Exchange

Knowledge Center WEDI: ONC Health IT Certification Should Require ePA Data Exchange March 30, 2022 In a letter responding to an ONC request for information, WEDI gave several recommendations on transitioning the industry to ePA data exchange. Use the link below to read the full article. WEDI: ONC Health IT Certification Should Require ePA Data…

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WEDI: HHS No Surprises Act Needs Data Standards to Prevent Burden

Knowledge Center WEDI: HHS No Surprises Act Needs Data Standards to Prevent Burden September 14, 2021 WEDI gave several recommendations related to HHS’ No Surprises Act, such as the development of data standards to prevent administrative burden. In response to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) interim final rule implementing provisions of the…

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2021 WEDI Industry Survey

Knowledge Center 2021 WEDI Industry Survey July 16, 2021 WEDI is conducting this survey to gather feedback on critical industry topics and learn how WEDI can be of better service to our constituents. The survey will remain open until July 30th. The survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete.  No individual identifiable information is…

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Sneak Peek: Emerging Technologies Subworkgroup Meeting

Knowledge Center Sneak Peek: Emerging Technologies Subworkgroup Meeting July 15, 2021 Here is your chance to check out one of our workgroup meetings! On this Emerging Technologies SWG call, we discussed Advanced Explanation of Benefits (AEOB) that is expressed within the No Surprises Act.  We quickly reviewed the concept then proceeded to discuss: Plans on pursuing…

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