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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

Did You Know?

July 22, 2019

Knowledge Center Welcome to “Did You Know?”! In our recent acknowledgement survey, we identified a need to provide an issue brief providing education on some basic misunderstandings related to acknowledgements within HIPAA transaction exchange using the ASC X12 Version 005010 (5010). We are providing this education using a brief “Did You Know” format.

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WEDI Releases Issue Brief on Common Acknowledgement Misunderstandings

July 22, 2019

Knowledge Center Educational resource clarifies basic misunderstandings related to acknowledgements within HIPAA transaction exchange using the ASC X12 Version 005010 (5010) WASHINGTON, DC — July 22, 2019 — WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange and a statutory advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human…

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Survey: Privacy and security are barriers to Interoperability

June 27, 2019

Knowledge Center A recent survey finds that privacy and security concerns continue to hamper the increasing interoperability of healthcare systems. The research, based on a survey from the Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP), found that survey respondents overwhelming indicate that improving the electronic movement of health information will improve patient care, notes Lee Barrett, CEO…

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WEDI Connection: June 2019

June 27, 2019

Knowledge Center To read the full monthly WEDI Connection Newsletter, visit the June Newsletter.

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Electronic Health Data Exchange Success Rests With Coordinator

June 26, 2019

Knowledge Center The Trump administration’s goal of setting up seamless, national electronic health-data exchange by 2022 will rest largely on which nonprofit the government chooses to oversee its development. Nonprofits face a June 20 deadline to apply for a position that gives them executive control over how health-care providers, insurers, and patients electronically share medical…

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Industry interoperability concerns plague TEFCA draft

June 20, 2019

Knowledge Center Initial industry comments are trickling in on the government health IT arm’s proposed “on-ramp” to national connectivity, highlighting worries the initiative is biting off more than it can chew. Official comments on the second draft of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement won’t be released until early next week. To read the…

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