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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

ONC releases draft of address standardization specification

June 17, 2021

Knowledge Center The U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has partnered with standards development organizations and other experts to release the Project US@ Draft Technical Specification Version 1.0 for public comment. The draft specification is aimed at standardizing patient addresses across healthcare to improve patient matching, which in turn supports safety,…

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Podcast Episode 40: Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

June 15, 2021

Knowledge Center This special Best Of episode welcomes ONC’s Micky Tripathi, PhD from WEDI 2021 held in May. Hosted by WEDI President and CEO Charles Stellar, Dr. Tripathi offers his thoughts as ONC moves forward through the next 6 months of 2021 and beyond.

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Podcast Episode 39: Chief Health Equity Officer Conversation; Dr Aletha Maybank (AMA) & Michael Currie (UnitedHealthGroup) from WEDI 2021 Conference

June 7, 2021

Knowledge Center This week, WEDI presents a session recorded from our annual spring event, WEDI 2021 with Chief Health Equity Officer Dr. Aletha Maybank of the American Medical Association and Michael Currie of UnitedHealthGroup. Moderated by WEDI Chair Nancy Spector, the two discuss the meaning and objective of their positions, the current climate in the…

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WEDI Letter to The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure

June 1, 2021

Knowledge Center On behalf of our members, we offer our best wishes for great success as CMS Administrator and, as the collective voice of the health care industry on health IT issues, WEDI looks forward to continuing our important partnership with your agency. To read the full letter including recommendations, please use the link below.

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Podcast Episode 38: Telemedicine, the Essence of Healthcare with Ann Mond Johnson CEO, American Telemedicine Association

June 1, 2021

Knowledge Center Matthew sits down and talks with Ann Mond Johnson, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association. How has the view of telemedicine changed from pre-COVID today, how important has telehealth been for behavioral health, and where does telehealth fit in the “new normal” of healthcare?

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Chiquita Brooks-LaSure confirmed to lead Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

May 26, 2021

Knowledge Center Providers and others applaud Brooks-LaSure’s work on the ACA and her advocacy on health equity issues and for the underserved. Charles Stellar, president and CEO of  WEDI, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, said, “Administrator Brooks-LaSure is now in a position to lead the nation’s COVID-19 relief efforts and reform of the Medicare…

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