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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

Podcast Episode 44: The Evolution of Ransomware with Google Cloud’s Director of Security and Compliance Jeanette Manfra

July 12, 2021

Knowledge Center This week’s episode comes courtesy of WEDI’s virtual event on ransomware held in late 2020. This one day summit highlighted the growing concern of ransomware and other cyberattacks facing the healthcare industry, a concern that continues to this day. Our keynote was Jeanette Manfra, Global Director of Security and Compliance at Google Cloud.…

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WEDI Member Regulatory Alert

July 6, 2021

Knowledge Center Biden Administration releases first No Surprises Act Regulation: The first of potentially several regulations seeking to implement the requirements of the No Surprises Act passed by Congress in late 2020 has been released. The Interim Final Rule includes provisions outlining: (i) a ban on surprise billing for emergency services; (ii) a ban on…

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Podcast Episode 43: Health Disparities in Oncology and Beyond with Dr. Tiffany Avery, Chief Medical Officer, NantHealth

July 6, 2021

Knowledge Center **USE THE CODE PODCAST FOR A 15% SAVINGS ON REGISTRATION FOR WEDI’S SUMMER FORUM, July 27-29 on Zoom, www.wedi.org for details** We welcome Dr. Tiffany Avery, Chief Medical Officer for NantHealth for a in-depth discussion on the multi-factor nature of healthcare. Looking at Health Equity through the lens of oncology, Dr Avery calls…

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Podcast Episode 42: Beyond HIPAA; Privacy & Security in a Consumer Driven Healthcare Space

June 29, 2021

Knowledge Center From our National Conference, WEDI’s Privacy and Security workgroup co-chairs, Marilyn Zigmund Luke (AHIP) and Tina Grande (Healthcare Leadership Council) host a roundtable discussion on the evolution and challenges of securing patient data in today’s healthcare IT environment. The panelists: Lina Walker, PhD, Vice President, Health Security, AARP Mari Savickis, Vice President ,…

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Letter to CMS on the WEDI EFT/ERA Survey Results

June 23, 2021

Knowledge Center WEDI developed the EFT/ERA survey questions instrument through our Remittance Advice and Payment Subworkgroup with CMS staff participating. The intent of the survey was to gather information on enhanced services and additional fees charged for receiving the ERA via the X12 835 transaction and/or payment made via EFT via the ACH Network. The…

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Fact Sheet: Privacy and Security in Telehealth, Security Risk Assessments

June 23, 2021

Knowledge Center A recent WEDI white paper found that privacy and security concerns are obstacles for providers and patients use of telehealth services. As such, the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) is critical for telehealth’s adoption. A security risk assessment (SRA) is important for ensuring that your organization has completed a thorough…

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