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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.

Resources

Patient Identity & Matching comment letter to ONC

September 4, 2020

Knowledge Center   WEDI’s comment letter to Dr. Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS regarding the technical and operational methods to improve patient identity and matching.  Our comments based, on membership input, are provided to ONC as they develop their report to Congress on this important issue.

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WEDI Applauds CMS

September 3, 2020

Knowledge Center WEDI applauds CMS’ proposal to improve remote access to healthcare through the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule (PFS) that seeks to make some of the emergency expansion of telehealth services permanent. WEDI urges the industry to submit comments on the proposed rule by October 5, 2020 to assist CMS in creating appropriate…

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Payment Models Workgroup — Did You Know?

September 1, 2020

Knowledge Center This issue brief is the first in an ongoing series of briefs intended to provide education and clarification related to payment models and related technologies, terminology and trends.

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Podcast Episode 4- Treading Lightly Through the Brave New World of Consumer Data Access with CHIME’s Mari Savickis

September 1, 2020

Knowledge Center Matthew chats with longtime friend and healthcare veteran Mari Savickis (@Mari_Savickis on Twitter), Vice President of Public Policy with CHIME, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. Is privacy dead? With the new regulations granting consumers more power and access to their data, have the privacy lines been blurred? What must the US…

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WEDI Provides Comment on Federal Trade Commission’s Health Breach Notification Rule

August 31, 2020

Knowledge Center 2009 rule requires vendors of personal health records to notify consumers following a breach involving unsecured information WASHINGTON, DC — August 31, 2020 — 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 of Health and…

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WEDI Comments: Health Breach Notification Rule

August 20, 2020

Knowledge Center The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), appreciates the opportunity to submit comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) regulatory review and request for public comment concerning the 2009 Health Breach Notification (HBN) Rule (85 Fed. Reg. 31085).

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