Telemedicine, Information Governance, and Litigation: The Chicken and the Egg
Feb15

Telemedicine, Information Governance, and Litigation: The Chicken and the Egg

“Which came first: the chicken or the egg?” This age-old conundrum raises the question of what comes first in a causal chain.

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Data Governance Has an Inextricable Link to Information Governance
Jan22

Data Governance Has an Inextricable Link to Information Governance

The delivery of trustworthy information through an IG structure is predicated on reliable data—best achieved through proper governance of data.

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Does Your Information Governance Plan Incorporate Your e-Discovery Strategy?
Dec27

Does Your Information Governance Plan Incorporate Your e-Discovery Strategy?

For the last decade (and beyond), a common theme amongst healthcare organizations has been the transition to the EHR, as well as efforts to develop a strategy for managing electronically stored information.

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ONC’s Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework Endorses AHIMA’s IGAM
Dec21

ONC’s Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework Endorses AHIMA’s IGAM

AHIMA’s Information Governance Adoption Model™ (IGAM) has been cited in the ONC’s Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework as a resource that provides useful implementation guidance for data governance in the areas of data modeling, data mapping, data audit, data quality controls, data quality management, data architecture, and data dictionaries.

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Data Stewards Play an Important Role in the Future of Healthcare
Nov17

Data Stewards Play an Important Role in the Future of Healthcare

Data stewards provide many benefits to an organization, from improved data quality to cost efficiencies. Data stewards are essential to ensure standard data sets and definitions are implemented and used for data integrity and quality.

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Five Highlights from the AHIMA Privacy and Security Institute
Nov13

Five Highlights from the AHIMA Privacy and Security Institute

As a first-time attendee at AHIMA’s Privacy and Security Institute, I found that the sessions offered covered a wide range of HIPAA privacy, security, and breach issues, offering new insights and takeaways for me to implement with my own organization.

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