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WEDI provides a full suite of resources designed to help organizations better understand and manage health IT.  The Resources section provides access to WEDI’s various tools and library of health IT information.

We strive to make the approval process of our work products as transparent as possible. White papers, issue briefs and surveys must be approved by the Peer Review Committee. Workgroup charters, new workgroups and co-chairs must be approved by the Work Group Leadership Committee. Comment letters and WEDI policies must be approved by the Policy Committee.


Convenience Is The New Quality

April 24, 2020

Knowledge Center By: Jay Eisenstock, WEDI Board Chair Virtual visits help providers increase productivity by adding revenue and reducing travel to different clinical settings. However, despite these obvious advantages, 2019 saw an abysmally low utilization rate of less than 10%. Things have monumentally changed. As a local physician characterized telehealth today, convenience is the new…

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Telehealth and COVID-19

April 20, 2020

Knowledge Center The onset of the spread of COVID-19 and the declaration of the pandemic in March 2020 has spurred the interest in implementing telehealth services. Telehealth is a viable and proven platform through which to provide health care services to patients. The ability for patients to stay in their homes to receive the services…

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WEDI Announces Presenters and Session Details for WEDI 2020 Virtual Conference

April 17, 2020

Knowledge Center Industry Luminaries George Halvorson and Alexandra Mugge Headline the Online Slate WASHINGTON, D.C. — April 17, 2020 — WEDI, the preeminent national membership association for health IT guidance and collaboration, today announced the presenters and session details of the organization’s annual spring conference. WEDI 2020 will take place May 4, May 6 and…

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Overcoming Barriers to the Broader Adoption of Telehealth

April 9, 2020

Knowledge Center Note: This paper was written during 2019 and early 2020 and is a summary of WEDI’s fall 2018 Barriers to the Broader Adoption of Telehealth survey and the industry’s on telehealth adoption between fall 2018 and January 2020. The paper does not address new telehealth activity or changes in regulatory requirements as a…

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COVID-19 Resources & Information

March 18, 2020

Knowledge Center Updated May 18, 2020 WEDI is providing the following links to resources related to COVID-19 (aka “coronavirus”).  We recognize that the information on COVID-19 is changing rapidly and hope these links can provide you with up-to-date information on privacy and security, telehealth, and other data exchange topics. BULLETIN: Ensuring the Rights of Persons…

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COVID-19 Update from WEDI

March 18, 2020

Knowledge Center Following discussions with our board, our members and fellow stakeholders, along with closely monitoring the latest developments and adhering to guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), WEDI has made the decision to postpone our in-person WEDI 2020 Conference scheduled for May 4-7…

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