Before an organization even selects an EHR vendor, there are questions that need to be asked – and answered – when it comes to how users will be able to access archived data, according to Andy Goodwin and Jason Lovett of Harbin Clinic.
Having a solid data governance structure can make all the difference when it comes to managing and leveraging data. In a recent webinar, our healthcare IT expert panelists offered advice on how to navigate the challenges and create a solid strategy.
When the ultimate goal is to leverage research data to provide precise care pathways for each patient, it puts a lot of pressure on IT’s shoulders, says CIO Patrick Anderson, who talks about his team’s infrastructure overhaul.
With a large organization like Sarah Cannon, the challenge isn’t getting data, but rather, getting it in an unstructured way that enables caregivers to access information when they need it, says CIO Andy Corts.
Going from a reactive to a proactive approach with cybersecurity is never easy, particularly for an organization that’s experienced a data breach, says Jeff Sturman, who talks about the “vast difference” he has seen at Memorial.