Last week I took a few more steps down the IG Yellow Brick Road by meeting with our director of patient access. It was a productive meeting; we both learned from each other and agreed to work together.
In early 2016, Suzanne Goodell, co-chair of AHIMA’s Information Governance Practice Council and director of meaningful use in a large regional health system, invited our blog readers to accompany her on her IG journey. In this blog post, Goodell updates us on her progress.
How do I start an information governance (IG) program or initiative? The question is a popular one in today’s healthcare organizations. But perhaps the better question is “when.”
Barclay Blair, founder and executive director of the Information Governance Institute, said during a recent webinar he hopes his organization’s new study will sound the alarm that far too many organizations, across a wide swath of industries, are currently storing “at risk” information over the long term.
We hear a lot of conversations about information governance (IG) in healthcare, and our importance in leading these initiatives. But oftentimes the IG discussion centers on the work to be done within the four walls of the institution, and does not look at the need to engage healthcare consumers in these important tasks.