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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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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Knowledge Center Appointment serves as opportunity to advance health information technology issues RESTON, Va. — February 14, 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 advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), released…Read More
Knowledge Center This issue brief summarizes cybersecurity topics that were discussed at multi‐ stakeholder cybersecurity roundtables convened in November, 2015 and April, 2016 by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI). In follow‐up to a primer published on the anatomy of a cyberattack,2 this issue brief explores some of the common vulnerabilities of healthcare organizations…Read More
Knowledge Center Congratulations to our own President and CEO, Charles Stellar, for being named by Health Data Management as one of the Top 50 Leading Health IT Experts for 2017 Healthcare IT is fortunate to have many knowledgeable experts willing to share what they know with others. Following up on last year’s popular look at 50 of…Read More