Two presentations on the first morning of AHIMA’s Information Governance Thought Leadership Summit addressed—among other pressing topics—two of the most frequently asked questions about IG
Many use the terms “data governance” and “information governance” interchangeably, but these two concepts are actually very different (although closely related) concepts.
Before we can govern, we need to know it is that we need to be governing. That was the message that underscored Monday’s presentation “Data Governance: What’s Under the Covers” delivered by Merida L. Johns, PhD, RHIA, and Linda Kloss, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA, at AHIMA’s Assembly on Education in Chicago, IL.
This article is the first installment in a six-part web series, Information Governance 101, for the month of December that explores the topic of information governance programs and seeks to define the terms associated with information governance.
In a far-reaching discussion, health information management thought leaders talked about small- and big-picture challenges facing HIM professionals willing to tackle information governance during Monday’s afternoon plenary session at AHIMA’s Health Information Integrity Summit.