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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

HHS Asked to ‘Expeditiously Address’ GFE Provision

July 29, 2022

Knowledge Center A workforce group takes aim at part of the No Surprises Act and asks HHS to act. The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) released a letter to HHS regarding the No Surprises Act. The workgroup takes aim at the good faith estimate (GFE) convening provider/facility provision saying it has significant concerns with how…

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Genomics Workgroup – Pharmacogenetics

July 26, 2022

Knowledge Center Presentation on Pharmacogenetics, the science of using genetics to determine drug optimization based on precision medicine. Our speaker is Daniel Dowd, SVP, Medical Affairs for Genomind. His presentation covers the basics of the field and introduces its value as way to both decrease costs and improve outcomes by getting the right medications and…

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Emerging Tech SWG Meeting – Featuring Amy Berk MSN, RN, Director, Population Health from Microsoft

July 21, 2022

Knowledge Center Amy Berk MSN, RN, Director, Population Health from Microsoft joined us to present unique services that cloud providers offer including those that provide stronger reliability, scalability, recovery, security, and health care specific services such as FHIR, and other innovative capabilities to accelerate integrated, collaborative and insightful care delivery. Following her presentation, we discussed…

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July 14, 2022 Newsletter

July 15, 2022

Knowledge Center This edition includes: Federal Updates Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule Includes Telehealth Expansion Federal Government Warns Health Care Sector of New Ransomware Threat GAO calls on HHS to Improve Data Breach Reporting Process CMMI Identifies Implicit Bias in APMs ONC Launches HITAC Adopted Standards Task Force ONC HITAC Explores Health Equity Issues CMS…

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Podcast Episode 77: Dissecting the Recent American Medical Association Prior Authorization Survey

July 11, 2022

Knowledge Center Matthew welcomes Heather McComas, Director, Administrative Simplification Initiatives and Tyler Scheid, Senior Policy Analyst with the American Medical Association to discuss findings from the AMA’s recent prior authorization survey. Heather and Tyler address the AMA’s advocacy on AMA, the survey results and more. Helpful links: Prior Authorization and Utilization Management Principles: https://www.ama-assn.org/system/files/principles-with-signatory-page-for-slsc.pdf Consensus…

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June 30, 2022 Newsletter

July 1, 2022

Knowledge Center This edition includes: Federal Update WEDI Submits Recommendations to NCVHS Bipartisan Gun Bill Signed into Law with Telehealth Provisions President Biden Signs Two Cybersecurity Bills into Law GAO Seeks HITAC Nominations ONC Conducting Survey on State of Interoperability of SNFs and Hospice ONC to Host Health IT Certification Program Developer Roundtable White House…

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