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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

WEDI Comments on CMS and ONC Announcement on Proposed Rules implementing provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act

February 19, 2019

Knowledge Center WASHINGTON, DC — February 19, 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 Services (HHS), today issued the following statement on behalf of its President and CEO, Charles Stellar. The…

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WEDI Releases Industry White Paper Authored by Newly Chartered Prior Authorization Council

February 13, 2019

Knowledge Center WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange and a statutoryadvisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), today announced the development of an industry white paper to address the high level of administrative burden associated with obtaining prior authorization. Written by the…

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WEDI mulls new role in administering standards maintenance groups

February 13, 2019

Knowledge Center Designated Standards Maintenance Organizations may play a key role in maintaining the HIPAA transaction standards. Now, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, which works to improve health information exchange, care quality and efficiency while cutting costs, may want to take on a new function and administer DSMOs, said Charles Stellar, CEO of WEDI,…

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WEDI Announced New 2019 Chair and Chair-Elect

February 8, 2019

Knowledge Center WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health information technology (HIT) to create efficiencies in health care information exchange and a trusted advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), today announced Jay Eisenstock as Chair and Nancy Spector as Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors. In the role…

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The WEDI Prior Authorization Council

February 5, 2019

Knowledge Center The observations, findings and recommendations that follow represent the output of the Council’s three phases of activity.

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WEDI Releases Industry White Paper Authored by Newly Chartered Prior Authorization Council

February 5, 2019

Knowledge Center WASHINGTON, DC – February 5, 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 Services (HHS), today announced the development of an industry white paper to address the high level of administrative burden…

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