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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.

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Resources

Digital health literacy as a social determinant of health

February 23, 2021

Knowledge Center The release of final rules from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT regarding the 21st Century Cures Act have shined a renewed spotlight on patients’ ability to take control of their own health data. But not everyone enjoys the same level of self-determination – or access to digital healthcare, in general, said…

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Episode 24: Dancing with the…Standards. ADT talk with DirectTrust’s Scott Stuewe

February 23, 2021

Knowledge Center Matthew welcomes DirectTrust’s President and CEO Scott Stuewe who has a huge announcement regarding Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT) Notifications. More information about DirectTrust’s announcement can be found here- https://directtrust.org/standards/event-notifications-via-direct

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Chiquita Brooks-LaSure Tapped by President Biden to Lead CMS

February 18, 2021

Knowledge Center WEDI applauds President Joe Biden for his selection of Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Once confirmed, Brooks-LaSure will take on the role of Administrator at a critical time-with the nation combating COVID-19 and the industry seeking to better leverage technology to simplify health care administration and…

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WEDI Appoints Robert Tennant as Vice President, Federal Affairs

February 16, 2021

Knowledge Center Expansion of executive team to bolster work on regulatory and legislative matters with a focus on health information technology (HIT) WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 16, 2021 – WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in health care information exchange and a statutory advisor to the U.S. Department…

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Episode 23: Where ISN’T Mobile Today? Greg Jones, Chief Technology Officer MobileSmith Health

February 15, 2021

Knowledge Center Matthew talks with MobileSmith Health’s Chief Technology Officer (and former US Navy Submarine Veteran) Greg Jones about the constant evolution of mobile health technology, the importance of data and how it can and should be used to improve patient health through communication and prevention. Have you signed up for WEDI’s Quest for Health…

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Episode 22: Measure, Improve and Get Better. A Chat with NCQA Founder and President Peggy O’Kane

February 8, 2021

Knowledge Center We chat with Peggy O’Kane, President and Founder of the National Committee for Quality Assurance, a non-profit who since 1990 has been tasked with “turning on the light” to the sometimes dark and murky healthcare landscape. Peggy has been named by Modern Healthcare as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare”…

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