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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.

Resources

Episode 25: APIs-Unlocking the Data to Transform Care Delivery and Quality. Ben Moscovitch, Pew Charitable Trusts

March 1, 2021

Knowledge Center Matthew welcomes Ben Moscovitch, Project Director, Health Information Technology with the Pew Charitable Trusts. The two discuss APIs at length; what their inclusion in healthcare will mean for patients, payers, providers and regulators.

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WEDI Letter to CMS on Prior Authorization/Interoperability Regulation

February 26, 2021

Knowledge Center Nancy Spector, as WEDI Board Chair, sent this letter to Elizabeth Richter, Acting CMS Administrator. As the agency is currently reviewing the Prior Authorization and Interoperability regulation, this communication outlined our strong support for adoption of standards that will improve critical communications between payers, providers, and the patients they serve and offered WEDI’s continued support…

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Using data to improve communities’ well-being

February 26, 2021

Knowledge Center The work of advancing health equity isn’t new – but more seamless data sharing has unlocked more potential to use information and analytics to work toward addressing disparities in care. Panelists at the WEDI Quest for Health Equity event on Wednesday noted that it’s important to reinforce the relationship between public health and…

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Data sharing in healthcare has unlocked more potential

February 25, 2021

Knowledge Center Data sharing in healthcare has unlocked more potential to use information and analytics to work toward addressing disparities and achieving health equity in care. Panelists at the WEDI Quest for Health Equity event recently noted it’s important to reinforce the relationship between public health and medicine, according to a report. To read the…

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Digital health literacy as a social determinant of health

February 23, 2021

Knowledge Center The release of final rules from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT regarding the 21st Century Cures Act have shined a renewed spotlight on patients’ ability to take control of their own health data. But not everyone enjoys the same level of self-determination – or access to digital healthcare, in general, said…

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Episode 24: Dancing with the…Standards. ADT talk with DirectTrust’s Scott Stuewe

February 23, 2021

Knowledge Center Matthew welcomes DirectTrust’s President and CEO Scott Stuewe who has a huge announcement regarding Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT) Notifications. More information about DirectTrust’s announcement can be found here- https://directtrust.org/standards/event-notifications-via-direct

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