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6 Challenges Health Care Executives Face with Data Governance

  • 6 Challenges Health Care Executives Face with Data Governance-

    Lack of Executive Support

    Because a data governance initiative requires a fairly comprehensive foundation, many health care executives and board members are often unaware of the support that is initially required. Because of this, even the most experienced CIOs and IT executives do not know how to create an efficient, effective strategy, and trying to get the program off of the ground can easily become overwhelming.

    However, it is important that health care executives know that creating the foundation does not have to be arduous. In fact, keeping it simple in the beginning can help shorten the path to reliable and useful information.

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6 Challenges Health Care Executives Face with Data Governance

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    Lack of Executive Support

    Because a data governance initiative requires a fairly comprehensive foundation, many health care executives and board members are often unaware of the support that is initially required. Because of this, even the most experienced CIOs and IT executives do not know how to create an efficient, effective strategy, and trying to get the program off of the ground can easily become overwhelming.

    However, it is important that health care executives know that creating the foundation does not have to be arduous. In fact, keeping it simple in the beginning can help shorten the path to reliable and useful information.

Over the last few months, data governance has become a buzzword in the health care industry. As companies realize the importance of Big Data, they are also beginning to realize the necessity of implementing a data governance strategy. While a system that helps organize, protect and give meaning to data seems like a no-brainer, implementing an effective data governance strategy can prove to be challenging...especially for an industry as complex as health care.

In this slideshow, Dimensional Insight, the 2015/2016 "Best in KLAS" business intelligence/analytics provider, highlights six common challenges health care executives experience when it comes to data governance and how they can overcome them.