Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI)

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ONC Head Dr. Donald Rucker Addresses open API's, Interoperability and Usability During WEDI Keynote

Press Release | Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) | August 23, 2017

Earlier this month, 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), held its 2017 Summer Forum which featured keynote addresses by Donald W. Rucker, MD, head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC/HHS) and Madhu Annadata, director, Division of National Standards, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...

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Patient Smart Cards: The Key To Protecting Patient Data?

Akanksha Jayanthi | Becker's Hospital Review | January 7, 2015

A new research paper from WEDI, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange formed by HHS in 1991 that serves as an advisor to the agency, examines the feasibility and usability of "secure identity tokens" as a means to protect and secure patient data...

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Survey: Less Than 10% Of Physician Practices Ready For ICD-10

Dan Bowman | FierceHealthIT | February 5, 2014

Less than 10 percent of practices responding to a survey issued by the Medical Group Management Association are ready for the transition to ICD-10 [...]. While the number is up from 4.7 percent who indicated readiness last summer, it adds to a growing chorus of providers and payers who indicate they aren't ready to switch from using ICD-9 coding. Read More »

WEDI's Latest ICD-10 Survey: It's Not Getting Any Prettier

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | December 17, 2013

Don't look now but the thought-leading report on ICD-10 readiness determined a digression, at least among survey participants. Read More »

WEDI, EHNAC Partner To Accelerate HIE Adoption Through Direct

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | December 2, 2013

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) have partnered with to boost health information exchange through the adoption of Direct secure messaging. [...] Read More »

What’s In Store For Health IT In 2014?

Brian Ahier | HL7 Standards | January 23, 2014

2013 was a good year for health IT and has laid the foundation for 2014 to be the biggest year ever for the industry. Read More »