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WEDI Launches New Website to Help Industry Implement Health IT Initiatives

January 03, 2013

RESTON, VA, January 3, 2012 - With the numerous Health IT regulatory demands upon the healthcare industry, there has been no greater need for access to critical information to help companies meet those demands.  In support of helping the healthcare industry meet the requirements of HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is pleased to announce the recent launch of its new website: www.wedi.org

 

Visit www.wedi.org for more information on the myriad of resources available.  The new website includes:

  • Free access to WEDI’s Knowledge Center, containing whitepaper and issue briefs on critical Health IT topics
  • Ability to search the website by workgroup or by topic
  • Access to a Health IT innovative showcase that displays industry practices
  • A new Health IT compliance guide and key regulatory timeframes
  • A vendor marketplace to search for vendor solutions
  • Access on how to join WEDI and it’s over 40 workgroups on topics like transactions / operating rules, ICD-10, Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX), Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), and Health Information Exchanges (HIE)

 

“For almost two decades, WEDI has been at the forefront of health IT strategy and implementation.  We are excited to be able to offer enhanced tools through our new website that will help industry find the information they need to be successful,” said Devin Jopp, Ed.D., WEDI President & CEO. “We put a lot of emphasis on making the new site not only much simpler to use, but we also considerably enhanced the amount of information available to the healthcare industry. 

About WEDI

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is the leading authority on the use of Health IT to improve healthcare information exchange in order to enhance the quality of care, improve efficiency and to reduce costs of our nation’s healthcare system.  WEDI was formed in 1991 by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and was designated in the 1996 HIPAA legislation as an advisor to HHS. WEDI’s membership includes a broad coalition of organizations, including: hospitals, providers, health plans, vendors, government agencies, consumers, not-for-profit organizations and standards bodies.  


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Contact Information

Mario Marzette
Director of Marketing
WEDI
703.789.2368
mmarzette@wedi.org