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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.


WEDI 2017 Conference to Focus on Driving Solutions in a Changing Healthcare Landscape

March 8, 2017

Knowledge Center May 15-18 conference will bring healthcare leaders together across payers, providers, government regulators and industry vendors to discuss the ever-evolving healthcare environment RESTON, Va. — March 8, 2017 — The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange and a trusted…

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Price Confirmed As New Head Of HHS

March 6, 2017

Knowledge Center Stakeholders weigh in on the confirmation and the future of Obamacare. Georgia Representative Tom Price has been confirmed as head of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by a Senate vote of 52 to 47, leaving many stakeholders concerned as to what his selection could mean for the future of Obamacare. The confirmation hearings…

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Payer, Provider Dialogue Key To Prior Authorization Reform

February 22, 2017

Knowledge Center February 22, 2017 – ORLANDO – Prior authorization reform has recently been a hot topic for many healthcare industry groups and it was no different at HIMSS17. To find out more about what providers and payers plan on doing to alleviate the administrative and care access challenges related to prior authorizations, sat down with Charles…

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Prior Authorization Still a Pain Point for Providers

February 22, 2017

Knowledge Center ORLANDO — The healthcare industry hasn’t eliminated the hassles for providers that prior authorization often entails, but they’re getting closer, several speakers said here at Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting. “Studies have shown that prior authorization is the biggest ‘pain point’ among providers,” Pam Jodock, senior director of healthcare business solutions at…

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Politico Morning eHealth 2/15/17

February 15, 2017

Knowledge Center WEDI LIKES PRICE AS HHS SECRETARY: The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, a health IT adviser to HHS created the last time a physician ran the department, on Tuesday praised Price’s knowledge of health IT and understanding of policy. “These skills will be critical as we assert that significant work still remains before the industry…

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HIT leaders buoyed by Price confirmation as HHS head

February 14, 2017

Knowledge Center Today’s Senate confirmation of Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-Ga.) to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services is generating positive reactions from healthcare information technology groups. While Senate Democrats voted along party lines against Price’s nomination because of concerns about his strong support for repealing the Affordable Care Act, health IT…

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