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6 Challenges Health Care Executives Face with Data Governance

  • 6 Challenges Health Care Executives Face with Data Governance-

    Siloed Data Owners

    Many health care executives that are starting off with a data governance program come to find that their data owners are far too removed from the business' operations and corporate activities. Because of this, effectively integrating data owners into the company-wide initiative often becomes an unforeseen challenge.

    Another benefit of using an experienced expert or independent facilitator is that their main responsibility is to make sure data governance initiatives are focused on the information that will best help the organization reach their goals. This also ensures that health care organizations are getting the useful information into the hands of executives who can do something with it.

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6 Challenges Health Care Executives Face with Data Governance

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    Siloed Data Owners

    Many health care executives that are starting off with a data governance program come to find that their data owners are far too removed from the business' operations and corporate activities. Because of this, effectively integrating data owners into the company-wide initiative often becomes an unforeseen challenge.

    Another benefit of using an experienced expert or independent facilitator is that their main responsibility is to make sure data governance initiatives are focused on the information that will best help the organization reach their goals. This also ensures that health care organizations are getting the useful information into the hands of executives who can do something with it.

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.