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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.


Episode 31: Making the Health Plan More than a Plastic Card in a Wallet. A Conversation with John Baackes, CEO, LA Care

April 12, 2021

Knowledge Center This week, we welcome John Baackes, CEO of LA Care, the largest publicly operated health plan in the US (2.4 million members). John discusses LA Care efforts to support health equity and combat barriers that vulnerable and underserved populations experience in terms of healthcare. Learn about LA Care’s project to aid their members…

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WEDI Letter to The Honorable Xavier Becerra

April 6, 2021

Knowledge Center As the collective voice of the health care industry on health IT issues, we offer you our best wishes for great success as HHS Secretary and look forward to continuing our important partnership. Read the entire letter linked below.

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Episode 30: Shooting for the Stars with Telehealth Rockstar Dr. James Stallcup, CMIO Cherokee Nation

April 5, 2021

Knowledge Center Listen, learn, laugh and more as Matthew chats with Dr. James Stallcup (“aka Jimmy Joe Coltrane”) Enterprise CMIO and Medical Director: Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center at Cherokee Nation. A fan of theater, learn how Dr. Stallcup used his infectious personality along with his understanding of people and technology to build up a…

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Episode 29: The “Art” of Interoperability with HL7 Da Vinci Project’s Program Manager Jocelyn Keegan

March 29, 2021

Knowledge Center Matthew welcomes Jocelyn Keegan, senior health information technology consultant with Point-of-Care Partners and Program Manager of HL7’s Da Vinci Project. Jocelyn a primer on Da Vinci, a private sector initiative that addresses the needs of the Value Based Care Community by leveraging the HL7 FHIR platform. What was the motivation to begin the…

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Telehealth and COVID-19 Fact Sheet

March 24, 2021

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

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Episode 28: Administrative Data History Tour with Lorraine Doo, Health Informatics and Interoperability Group, CMS Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics

March 22, 2021

Knowledge Center We offer a fantastic view of the history of HIPAA, a look at the bright future of interoperability and the greater meaning of compliance with Lorraine Doo, Senior Policy Advisor of the Health Informatics and Interoperability Group in CMS’ Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics. Lorraine, a staple in government healthcare and…

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