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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.


Podcast Episode 33- Paying it Forward with Darnell Dent, Principal, Dent Advisory Services, LLC

April 27, 2021

Knowledge Center Matthew sits down and chats with Darnell Dent, strategic advisor to Softheon, Inc and former President and CEO of FirstCare Health Plans, an Austin, TX-based regional health plan now part of Baylor Scott and White Health Plan. Darnell discusses his passion- mentoring, and how it has shaped the person he is from his…

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WEDI Comments: No Surprises Act

April 20, 2021

Knowledge Center WEDI has submitted the letter linked below to HHS Secretary Becerra. The letter describes the level of WEDI support for the No Surprises Act as an important step towards increased transparency and removing financial hurdles for patients towards the goal of improving the delivery of health care services.  We have provided recommendations associated…

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Podcast Episode 32: The Blueprint, Brick by Brick. A Conversation with HL7 Da Vinci Project Chair Sagran Moodley (UnitedHealth Group)

April 19, 2021

Knowledge Center This week Matthew has a conversation with Sagran Moodley, Chair of the HL7 Da Vinci Project Steering Committee and Senior Vice President of Clinical Data Services & Technology for UnitedHealthcare’s Clinical Services organization. Sagran offers his thoughts on why Da Vinci is needed, the accelerator concept that HL7 uses and looking forward to…

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Podcast Episode 31: Making the Health Plan More than a Plastic Card in a Wallet. A Conversation with John Baackes, CEO, LA Care

April 12, 2021

Knowledge Center This week, we welcome John Baackes, CEO of LA Care, the largest publicly operated health plan in the US (2.4 million members). John discusses LA Care efforts to support health equity and combat barriers that vulnerable and underserved populations experience in terms of healthcare. Learn about LA Care’s project to aid their members…

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WEDI Letter to The Honorable Xavier Becerra

April 6, 2021

Knowledge Center As the collective voice of the health care industry on health IT issues, we offer you our best wishes for great success as HHS Secretary and look forward to continuing our important partnership. Read the entire letter linked below.

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Podcast Episode 30: Shooting for the Stars with Telehealth Rockstar Dr. James Stallcup, CMIO Cherokee Nation

April 5, 2021

Knowledge Center Listen, learn, laugh and more as Matthew chats with Dr. James Stallcup (“aka Jimmy Joe Coltrane”) Enterprise CMIO and Medical Director: Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center at Cherokee Nation. A fan of theater, learn how Dr. Stallcup used his infectious personality along with his understanding of people and technology to build up a…

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