Everything is turning digital in healthcare – medical histories, telemetry, remote diagnostics etc. No part in the healthcare ecosystem remains untouched by digital. This in turn is leading to an explosion of data. But to make sense of the data, it should be available in the right format, at the right time and to the right people. And this is why a strong data governance policy is an absolute must in the healthcare industry. Here are some points you should keep in mind while setting up a data governance policy in healthcare.
In the modern organization, data governance is not just a function left to technology infrastructure teams. Many questions crop up when DG programs are introduced or fine-tuned. These questions stem from a mix of fear, insecurity and, in most cases, just sheer uncertainty. A clear communication plan is a must to ensure that the Data Governance program goes the distance. Read this blog to know the 8 commandments of data governance communication.
We’re hearing about data breaches at a much higher frequency than we would like to. And despite well-publicised root cause analyses, organisations fail to put measures in place and perceive data governance as an optional responsibility. Organisations that have cracked their approach to data governance, understand that their data governance (DG) policies are their aces in the game. This blog reveals why organisations should place a premium on data governance and secure the data stables.
For any organization viewing data governance seriously, a Data Steward is a crucial role and the appointment of the right person for the role is important. Read this blog to know when to hire a data steward, how to hire them and what you should look for in a data steward. This post also explores the challenges after hiring a data steward.
With so many data breaches and data privacy issues, it would be an understatement to say that organizations everywhere need a strong and effective data governance policy, now more than ever. But how do you do that? Read on to know more.
Common challenges CIOs face regarding DG: convincing the executive team to invest in data governance, navigating through the silos of data, figuring out the right team and so on.
Here’s how you can tackle each of them.
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