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Governance Program Communications: Keeping the Team Engaged

If you talk to Governance practitioners, you will find that most believe or have realized that Governance is predominately a communication discipline. That is what I want to talk about in this blog entry. I touched on it in previous entries as we talked about what Governance is and ideas for how to go about […]

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The Role of Data Lakes in Healthcare

According to information technology research and advisory company Gartner, there is a market shift towards hybrid approaches to data management, as companies look to solve complex challenges with a mix of alternative and traditional deployments. Healthcare providers and health plans are asking the question, “Do we need an enterprise data warehouse, a data lake, or […]

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Governance Program Offerings – What “Stuff” Does it Produce?

If you’ve been following along with my blog series, you know that Governance is responsible for setting the framework within which information management decisions are made. This framework is not only clarifying who does what (decision rights, processes, etc.), but also the “bumpers” to keep everything under control (rules, policies, controls, etc.). All of these […]

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Cardinal Health Receives Marketing IMPACT Award for New Website

Through its Healthcare Marketing IMPACT awards, Modern Healthcare and its sister publication Advertising Age have been celebrating the healthcare industry’s best advertising, marketing, promotional and communications campaigns across all media platforms. Perficient client Cardinal Health was recently awarded the Silver Award for Website Campaign of the Year for Supplier/Vendor/Pharma. Optimizing the Online Experience Cardinal Health […]

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Keys to Establishing (or Maturing) a Governance Program

From my last blog entry, we have a starting point for working on the governance program (through conducting an assessment or audit and defining or confirming the strategy.) Now it is time to actually do something! This blog is partially titled “establishing (or maturing)” because the structure and approach can be applied whether you are […]

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Initiating a Governance Program – Figuring Out Where to Begin

So far in my blog series we have defined what Governance is and reviewed some things to think about to sell the need for the program in your enterprise. So, now we’ve gotten a green light, so where to begin? To me, Governance is not unlike Enterprise Architecture in that, even without a formal program, every […]

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The Future of Health Care with Donald Trump as POTUS

As we all take a collective deep breath after the conclusion of a long and quite nasty Presidential election, it is time to take a look at how health care will change when President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Donald Trump’s victory means an immediate push to repeal Obamacare. In addition to the Obamacare repeal, many health […]

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The Connected Health Answer to the Addiction Epidemic

Addiction to opiates is having a major impact on the health of patient populations around the country.  In fact, one sobering statistic states that more Americans died in 2014-2015 from drug overdoses than died during the entire Vietnam war.  Addiction is our nation’s epidemic. It’s hitting my very own patient population here in Cincinnati especially hard.  Within a […]

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7 Best Practices for Governance Success

Have you ever heard the (sarcastic) phrase: “hello, we are from the government and we are here to help”? The underlying intent obviously is to imply that government, or governance, is really not that helpful. I agree that governance performed poorly can be a detriment, but it doesn’t have to be. There are some practices […]

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That Time I Had My Emotions Sensed Live at Connected Health 2016

I have lots of fun times at the Connected Health Symposium, but this year was extra special.  Part of the reason was because when the moderator of “Emotion Sensing – The Next Big Trend?” asked “Would anyone like to volunteer to have their emotions sensed and documented for all to see?” my hand shot up like […]

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Overcoming the Road Blocks to Governance Success

So here we are. From my last entry you know we just crafted the perfect set of benefit statements for why the enterprise should put an Information Governance Program in place. But alas, you find yourself still getting pushback and objections. Can’t people see how good this is? Well, frankly, yes and no. This is […]

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Connected Health 16: The Glass Brain Blew My Mind

As mentioned by my colleague, Juliet Silver, last week we had the good fortune of collecting in Boston for the annual Connected Health Symposium.  This event takes place each October, and I learn more in the two days of the symposium than I do all year round.  Now that I am on home turf, I […]

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