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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.


NIST urged to help small healthcare providers, add ransomware to framework

April 28, 2022

Knowledge Center As malware- and ransomware-based intrusions will continue to plague healthcare into the foreseeable future, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is urging NIST to combine its ransomware guide to its flagship cybersecurity framework to provide the sector with much-needed support. Read the full article linked below.

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WEDI Responds to NIST’S RFI, Urges Increased Focus on Ransomware

April 27, 2022

Knowledge Center In response to NIST’S request for information, WEDI urged the institute to increase its focus on ransomware and address third-party app security challenges. Read the full article linked below.

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WEDI Submits Comments to NIST

April 25, 2022

Knowledge Center WEDI submitted comments in response to the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s Request for Information: Evaluating and Improving Cybersecurity Resources: The Cybersecurity Framework and Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management. Use the link below to read the full comment letter.

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Why WEDI, with Jay Eisenstock

April 25, 2022

Knowledge Center “Why WEDI” is a series of short interviews with WEDI members and leaders in health IT. This week we interviewed Jay Eisenstock, past Chair, WEDI Board of Directors and current Principle, JEConsulting. When did you join WEDI? I think somewhere around 2010, could have been earlier(HIPAA was 2005) but my memory ain’t what it…

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The Burke Stomach: A Story of Health Equity

April 21, 2022

Knowledge Center Written by Samantha Holvey As a child growing up in Appalachia, I knew of an ailment called “The Burke Stomach.” My mom and grandpa were self-diagnosed with this terrible disease that caused them to writhe in pain often and experience a wide range of gastrointestinal issues after meals. If it was ever mentioned…

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Podcast Episode 71: Unlocking Digital Healthcare with Damo Consulting CEO Paddy Padmanabhan

April 18, 2022

Knowledge Center Matthew speaks with Paddy Padmanabhan, award-winning business leader, entrepreneur and best-selling author Paddy Padmanabhan, CEO of Damo Consulting. The two discuss what healthcare organizations should be prioritizing regarding digital health transformation, creating a frictionless digital health experience for all parties and assessing digital maturity in an organization.

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