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Governance as a Business Capability. It’s NOT About Technology

Thanks for joining me as I continue to explore Governance and what it means to an enterprise. Up to now we’ve just laid the groundwork by focusing on terminology and concepts that I believe form the basis for understanding what a Governance Program really is (or should be) to an organization. We’ve clarified the difference […]

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Strategy and Tactics – Know Your “What” From Your “How”

Hi and thanks for stopping by. If you’ve followed along with my previous posts on Governance you know we’ve spent some time getting our terms straight. We’ve distinguished Governance from Management and Data from Information (and Knowledge, and Wisdom). For me, one last piece of the “term puzzle” that is helpful to (finally?) begin to talk […]

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You Say Data, I Say Information – Getting Our Terms Straight

Hello and welcome to my blog! If you are a returning reader you know that last time I discussed the difference between Governance and Management and offered my take on what each represents and why Governance needs to be put in place, preferably first, to ensure effective Management. I also “left out” any mention of Data […]

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Why Predictive Analytics & Connected Health Are New BFFs

I had a fun conversation recently about a patient population that is near and dear to my heart.  Near because, well, I am a member of this particular patient population, and dear because, even though I grew up in San Diego, I consider myself a Cincinnatian by heart.  Long live the Queen City. The conversation stemmed from […]

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Governance vs Management – Are They Different? Does It Matter?

Since you clicked here, I am assuming you have at least a passing interest in the practice of Governance as undertaken by business organizations. Obviously, since I am posting this, I also am interested in Governance, but, through my experience with a variety of organizations, it seems to me that Governance means different things to […]

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The Strategic Hierarchy We Forget in Healthcare Digital Strategy

There are quite a few fallacious assumptions made in the construction of digital strategy.  One of the most common ones I witness is confusion between strategy and roadmap.  When I take the necessary time to review an organization’s existing digital strategy documentation, more often than not I am presented with a document that outlines an […]

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3 Keys to Establishing a Solid Data Governance Foundation

Hello, welcome and thanks for taking a look at my blog! Since you clicked here, I am assuming you have at least a passing interest in the practice of Governance as undertaken by business organizations. Obviously, since I am posting this, I also am interested in Governance, but, through my experience with a variety of […]

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Digital Strategy that Changes Healthcare from the Outside In

When it comes to digital solutions in healthcare I hear a lot about introducing a retail strategy.  Sure, there is a lot to gain by peeking our heads over the fence at other industries so that we can learn and implement successfully upon the expectations our healthcare consumers have gained with their experience outside of […]

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Comprehensive Primary Care Plus – Value not Volume

On April 11, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicare (CMS) announced an initiative called the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC+).  This initiative, which builds on CMS’s previous Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative, is designed to “improve the quality of care patients receive, improve patients’ health, and spend health care dollars more wisely 1” and similar to […]

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Reducing Readmission by Connecting with Reluctant Patients

How often do you visit your doctor? If you’re like most Americans, those visits do not happen very often. According to a Commonwealth Fund study the average American visits the doctor only four times a year and that number is decreasing. Compare that with other countries (Japan’s average is 13 times per year, while Germany’s […]

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10 Healthcare Analytics Trends for 2016

Healthcare industry transformation is providing organizations with an opportunity to revolutionize how they operate. The digitization of medical records, wearable technologies, mobile, and the Internet of Things are contributing to the data deluge, and innovations in technology are making it possible to transform this data into meaningful and actionable insights to enhance patient care and […]

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Healthcare APIs: Digitally Transforming Care

Changing regulations, technology advancements, and rising customer expectations are pushing healthcare to digitally transform in order to meet new demands and achieve the Triple Aim. Healthcare organizations that understand the importance of realigning technology and business models to more effectively digitally engage patients will be positioned to thrive in the new healthcare ecosystem. One of the […]

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