Discussing Patient Identity Data Governance
Oct19

Discussing Patient Identity Data Governance

Improving patient identity accuracy can be a daunting task. There are many different groups that may have the ability to create medical record numbers or change patient identity information.

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Information Vulnerabilities: Technical Failures and Lack of IG May Cause Loss of Medical Records
Sep21

Information Vulnerabilities: Technical Failures and Lack of IG May Cause Loss of Medical Records

Strategic thinking and operational thinking are both needed to ensure that valuable input and direction for a strong EHR platform stem from good information governance practices.

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Coming to Terms with Metadata: A Data Governance Initiative
Aug17

Coming to Terms with Metadata: A Data Governance Initiative

So how does the term “metadata” pertain to healthcare? To determine that, we first need to define metadata.

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Safe Use of Health IT: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guides
Jul21

Safe Use of Health IT: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guides

Patient safety is an organizational responsibility. But concern over the astonishing rate of development and adoption of EHRs in recent years has also provided potential for risk and safety issues.

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HHS Report: IG Vital to a Cyber-secure Future in Healthcare
Jun22

HHS Report: IG Vital to a Cyber-secure Future in Healthcare

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force’s long-awaited “Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Health Care Industry” highlights the importance of IG competencies to help the healthcare industry address cybersecurity concerns.

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Information Integrity in Ambulatory Care
Jun15

Information Integrity in Ambulatory Care

Larger healthcare organizations have started to embrace IG, but the smaller ambulatory care providers are still easing their way into the process. Healthcare organizations, no matter how big or small, need to implement information governance as a way to ensure information integrity.

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