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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Podcast Episode 56: The Economic Importance of Health Equity with Priya Bathija from the American Hospital Association
Knowledge Center From our 2021 Quest for Health Equity event, we hear from Priya Bathija, Vice President of Strategic Infinitives with the American Hospital Association. Priya makes the case for Health Equity, not only from the moral perspective, but for the benefits of hospitals, the economic perspective.Read More
Knowledge Center WEDI congratulates Lisa J. Pino, JD on her appointment as the Director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Given her background as the New York State Department of Health’s Executive Deputy Commissioner, Senior Counselor at the Department of Homeland Security, and Deputy Assistant Secretary…Read More
Knowledge Center Universal health care might be out of the question for the U.S. but what about a universal ability of patients to understand the health care system? WEDI President & CEO, Charles Stellar mentioned to me that he was trying to help a family member understand their health insurance benefits package to decide what…Read More
Knowledge Center Mitigation steps that providers, software vendors, clearinghouses, and health plans can take to reduce consumption of resources at all levels, eliminate questions and confusion, reduce errors, and result in faster and more accurate payments to providers. If you would like to join the Claims Subworkgroup, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Knowledge Center We welcome Caryn Marks, Policy Advisor, Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of HHS and Rachel Abbey, Public Health Analyst with HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Caryn and Rachel discuss the societal, health-based and data-based challenges of pregnancy-related mortality and maternal morbidity…Read More