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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.

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Resources

Episode 155: Safeguarding Healthcare-WEDI Insights on Cybersecurity and Continuity

May 24, 2024

In April 2024, WEDI held a member position advisory (MPA) event on the critical topic of maintaining business continuity within healthcare organizations in the wake of cyber-attacks. The event, entitled, From Crisis to Continuity: Maintaining Health Care Data Exchange Following a Cyber Attack, offered best practices, suggestions, and key steps that stakeholders from HHS and the private sector can consider when exchanging data, processing information, and maintaining lines of communication. From WEDI’s recently concluded Spring conference, a debrief of the MPA event presented by WEDI’s privacy & security workgroup co-chairs, Lesley Berkeyheiser with DirectTrust and Thanh Thien Nguyen from Kaiser Permanente.

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Episode 154: Hybrid Horizons: Balancing Security and Employee Satisfaction in the Workplace. Denis O’Shea Mobile Mentor

May 17, 2024

Michael chats with returning guest Denis O’Shea, Founder and Chairman of Mobile Mentor, about their 2024 Endpoint Ecosystem Study, which explored the intricate dynamics of hybrid work in high-risk and highly regulated industries. Conducted across the United States, Great Britain, and Australia, the study involved 2,400 knowledge workers in healthcare, finance, government, and education to understand employee attitudes and their actions related to company security and their experience, and their productivity as remote workers.

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WEDI Calls for HHS Action to Ensure Data Exchange Continuity Following Cyberattacks

May 16, 2024

WEDI Calls for HHS Action to Ensure Data Exchange Continuity Following Cyberattacks Recent Cyber Incidents Highlight Need to Maintain Flow of prescriptions, Claims and Other Transactions   WASHINGTON, DC, May 16, 2024 – The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) has sent a letter to Xavier Becerra, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services…

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WEDI Letter to HHS on Cyberattacks

May 16, 2024

WEDI Letter to HHS on Cyberattacks WEDI submitted a letter to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra offering recommendations for maintaining data exchange processes following a cyberattack. The recommendations were developed through the WEDI Member Position Advisory Process. WEDI Letter to HHS on Cyber 5.16.24 Final Become a WEDI Insider to receive the latest news and regulatory…

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Ep 153: Health Equity Data Efforts from a Federal Perspective (Part 2)

May 10, 2024

A continuation from last week’s episode on health equity data efforts from the federal perspective.

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Fact Sheet: 2024 Update: Telehealth PHE Flexibilities

May 8, 2024

An overview of coding options for identifying the Place of Service for telehealth services in claims and eligibility and benefits transactions. WEDI-Update-of-Telehealth-PHE-Flexibilities-Fact-SheetDownload

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