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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.


Spotlight on Excellence: The 2023 WEDI Awards

October 30, 2023

Knowledge Center Nominate Today! It’s that time of year again, when we celebrate the brightest stars and unsung heroes in the realm of health care. The WEDI Awards, a revered tradition since 2001, shines a light on those who’ve made monumental contributions to our nation’s health care system. What sets these awards apart? Every nominee…

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Podcast Episode 126: You Gotta Get the Data Right!Talking EMPI with 4medica’s Gregg Church and Alaap Shah, 4medica and Epstein, Becker and Green

October 27, 2023

Knowledge Center Data is key to enhancing patient care and unlocking advanced analytics. In this episode, Michael sits down with Gregg Church, President of 4medica, and Alaap Shah, a lawyer with Epstein, Becker and Green. They dive deep into the role of EMPIs in ensuring data quality, the potential of AI to fix duplication issues,…

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October Emerging Tech Meeting: AI, Data Exchange, and the Future of Health Care Integration

October 20, 2023

Knowledge Center Guest speaker Denny Brennan, CEO of MHDC, led the discussion on the evolution and challenges of AI in health care. The value of proper data exchange and AI’s potential effects on the workforce were highlighted. Discussions centered on augmented intelligence and the need for insightful questions. Attendees gained insights into the potentials and…

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Podcast Episode 125: Privacy and Security Challenges with Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

October 20, 2023

Knowledge Center Explore the pressing issues of privacy and security in health care AI in the first installment of our panel discussion. Moderated by WEDI Board Chair, Ed Hafner, this session boasts insights from an illustrious panel: Ram Rimal of UNC Health, steering Data Science Engineering John Loomis, the technological vanguard at Softheon, overseeing AI…

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WEDI Prior Authorization Electronic Inquiry: Guiding Principles

October 16, 2023

Knowledge Center The purpose of this document is to offer guidance across stakeholder groups to support the increased utilization and maximal efficiency of electronic prior authorization (PA) inquiry transactions. Download Paper

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Podcast Episode 124: Improving Safety, Satisfaction and Efficiency with Real Time Location Services. A Chat with CenTrak’s Scott Hondros

October 13, 2023

Knowledge Center Michael chats with Scott Hondros, VP of Customer Excellence & Strategic Consulting at CenTrak about how Real Time Location Services can help health care create a safer, more satisfying and efficient environment for patients and healthcare facilities.

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