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.
In the near future, as integration becomes easier and migration to the healthcare cloud continues its acceleration, the average health system’s portfolio of digital health offerings is likely to become expansive. Health systems should focus on proper information governance principles now.
Mergers and acquisitions will continue to occur at an accelerated pace in 2017. Putting your IG process in place now will help your organization get ahead of the challenges they bring.
AHIMA has opened its annual IG survey to help capture the current state of information governance in healthcare and gain an understanding of IG projects that organizations are undertaking.
With the help of an information governance program, a committee can advance the strategy and road map of the long-term digital preservation projects.