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.
Knowledge Center This paper briefly describes the basic structure, operation and activities of ACOs, while outlining some of the key issues and questions that the Workgroup will tackle. WEDI encourages organizations to participate in an ongoing survey of ACOs to help monitor progress and evaluate common practices, challenges and opportunities. In follow-up to this brief,…Read More
Knowledge Center For the past several decades, the healthcare industry in the United States has resisted the clarion call of modernization and lagged behind other industries that embraced reform. However, the healthcare industry has recently begun to galvanize around transformative paradigm shifts aimed at optimizing the transparency, value, personalization, efficiency, and integration of services. In…Read More
Knowledge Center In its advisory role under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) periodically brings to the attention of the Department of Health and Human Services issues related to Administrative Simplification and related areas that it believes merit review and consideration. Following the recent…Read More
Knowledge Center In its advisory role under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) periodically brings to the attention of the Department of Health and Human Services issues related to Administrative Simplification and related areas that it believes merit review and consideration. WEDI has been…Read More
Knowledge Center In response to the Request for Information (RFI) regarding the Requirements for the Health Plan Identifier (HPID), WEDI held a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to provide a forum for healthcare organizations to convene and discuss in detail issues relating to regulatory provisions for the HPID. The outcome of the discussion is a set…Read More
Knowledge Center This WEDI issue brief provides a list of items that System Vendors should address regarding the ICD-10 remediation, testing, and implementation of their products. Communicating the items identified in this issue brief will help to provide greater transparency and insight into a Vendor system’s ICD-10 readiness. Vendors should work with their Customers concerning:…Read More