Digital information is fueling the need for health care groups to devise a data governance framework, but a survey by the Association for Information and Image Management found that only 15% of organizations polled have a governance system in place and operating. Creating such a system can be a daunting task for many in the industry as they work to comply with overlapping federal mandates such as meaningful use and ICD-10, consultant Linda Kloss said. To address the issue, Kloss advises organizations to approach data governance incrementally, integrating it into smaller projects such as those related to security and privacy.
Digital data drive need for information governance in health care
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