Knowledge Center

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

WEDI Supports Key JAMA Findings on Waste in US Health Care System

October 31, 2019

Knowledge Center Advisor to HHS calls for continued push for efficient and effective sharing of billing and clinical data in order to achieve administrative simplification Earlier this month, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) (@JAMA_current) published an article on Waste in the US Health Care System: Estimated Costs and Potential for Savings. In response…

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WEDI Connection: October 2019

October 31, 2019

Knowledge Center To read the full monthly WEDI Connection Newsletter, visit the October Newsletter.

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WEDI Supports Key JAMA Findings on Waste in US Health Care System

October 31, 2019

Knowledge Center Earlier this month, the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article on Waste in the US Health Care System: Estimated Costs and Potential for Savings. In response to the article’s findings, Jay Eisenstock, Chair, WEDI Board of Directors, issued the following statement. To read the full article, visit Health IT Answers.

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WEDI Supports Key JAMA Findings on Waste in US Health Care System

October 29, 2019

Knowledge Center Advisor to HHS calls for continued push for efficient and effective sharing of billing and clinical data in order to achieve administrative simplification WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oct. 29, 2019 — Earlier this month, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an article on Waste in the US Health Care System: Estimated…

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Comment Letter: NIST Privacy Framework

October 25, 2019

Knowledge Center On behalf of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of information technology to create efficiencies in health care information exchange. We appreciate the opportunity to respond to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) proposed Privacy Framework as published in the Federal Register…

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Comment Letter: Substance Use Disorder Patient Records Proposed Rule

October 25, 2019

Knowledge Center The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) appreciates the opportunity to comment on (SAMHSA’s) Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder-Patient Records Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Proposed Rule). We applaud SAMHSA for continuing to align the SUD regulations with advances in health care delivery aligned with the protection of individuals’ privacy related to treatment for…

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