Healthcare Tech Outlook published an article by L.A. Care's Chief Information Officer, Tom Schwaninger, entitled "Data Governance and Better Healthcare Outcomes".
In the piece, Schwaninger describes the state of patient data in the health care industry, highlighting common frustrations about accuracy, accessibility and security. He provides an in-depth look at how data governance is needed to improve data quality and requires a collaborative effort from company leaders.
Effective data governance is business-driven, not just an IT endeavor. As such, C-level sponsorship of and commitment to these goals is vital for enterprise success.
Chief Information Officer, L.A. Care
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