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 Releases Industry White Paper, “Understanding the Models and Definitions of Encounters”

October 10, 2019

Knowledge Center Document outlines models and definitions of health care encounter transactions and provides clarification for future work addressing the health care industry’s needs WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oct. 10, 2019— WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in health care information exchange and a statutory advisor to…

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Updated Telehealth Resource Guide

October 9, 2019

Table 1 provides a list of telehealth resources that the Telehealth Workgroup identified as being useful and informative for the industry. This list is not all inclusive. The Telehealth Workgroup plans to review and update this list semiannually. Please contact the Telehealth Workgroup co-chairs to have additional resources considered for inclusion in the guide.

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Understanding the Models and Definitions of Encounters

October 9, 2019

The purpose of this white paper is to provide a baseline understanding of the models and definitions of health care encounters. Following an overview of encounters, it will explore various models and how data are exchanged between health care plans, payers, providers, and other entities, as well as define commonly used terms related to encounters. This paper will establish a foundation for future work on more detailed reviews of encounter models and identification of data needs.

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WEDI Announces Winter Conference 2019: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate

October 1, 2019

Knowledge Center December 2-5 event to connect payers, providers, government regulators and vendors for high-level discussions on best practices and critical issues impacting the ever-evolving health care environment WASHINGTON, DC — October 1, 2019 — The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create…

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WEDI is Proud to Support National Health IT Week

September 18, 2019

Knowledge Center This September 23-27, 2019, we’re celebrating a landmark occasion for using health IT as part of the overall solution to improve America’s healthcare. WEDI and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week, a nationwide action week focused on a system-wide adoption of health information technology.…

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WEDI Connection: August 2019

August 29, 2019

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

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