Harnessing Big Data in Healthcare with Information Governance Strategies


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Course Description

Drowning in a sea of Big Data? Is your organization’s data actively working to provide adequate information to achieve positive results or, is it dragging the organization down? If you are dealing with computer data overload and poor data integrity, your organization could be headed in a downward spiral and that isn’t good. Gain control now and benefit from your organization’s data by learning and applying the principles and practices of information governance. Turn a grossly underused and ever-growing sea of data into a veritable gold mine of information. Healthcare has been slow to become computerized and   adopt information governance compared to other industries. Get your organization up to speed and experience the all great benefits of this internal organizational resource.

Organizations today are collecting massive amounts of computerized data, usually much more than ever was realized or imagined. Data, like everything else, comes with a price tag to store and maintain. Consider these points that will be addressed in this webinar:

  • Data can be effectively collected and managed to facilitate efforts to meet an organization’s mission and goals, improve regulatory compliance, reduce costs and gain an edge over competitors.
  • Achieve levels of data integrity necessary to enable optimal, informed patient care decisions and efficient, cost-effective organizational decisions using strategic control methods and standards.
  • Information governance processes manage data while ensuring it is protected and secure throughout the lifecycle, including final disposition.
  • Successful information governance plan will contain continuous audit and review processes to maintain enterprise-wide data governance.

This webinar will focus on developing enterprise-wide information governance practices that benefit the organization in numerous ways. Find out about the three sectors that make up information governance and what each sector contributes.  The seven steps to develop an enterprise-wide information governance plan will be shared. The differences between data governance and information governance will be clearly delineated.

Did you know that information is an organizational asset? That is correct. This fact is often overlooked. We will explain why information should be considered an asset, and why recognizing it as such is critical to the organization.

Learn what data is and how it is transformed into information, and how information is then applied as knowledge. What exactly is Big Data? We explain that too, delving into structured and unstructured information along with the attributes of each. Many examples of both types of information formats are provided.

Strategic management practices and information standards to harness Big Data will be shared. Data has a lifecycle. Let us walk you through the steps of the lifecycle. In many cases, there is a point where data has outlived its usefulness and has met officially set retention periods for disposition. Following approved destruction procedures for data frees up more space on the cloud, on other storage media or data residing at an off-site facility. We will explain why proper disposition practices can reduce risk.

Information governance is best managed by experienced and qualified data analysts.  There is a growing demand for data analysts, but the supply currently does not meet the demand. The qualifications for this position will be shared in detail. Learn about similar positions that also facilitate information governance. People currently in other professions that are interested in becoming data analysts will benefit to see what jobs and skills best transition to data analysts.

If you are looking to make the most of what your organization already has to create major organizational improvements, reduce costs and control Big Data in your organization, this is the webinar for you.

Areas Covered In The Session:

  • Overview of Information Governance
  • Information: An Organizational Asset
  • Organizational Benefits of Information Governance
  • Big Data
  • Data Governance vs. Information Governance
  • The Transformation Process: Data to Knowledge
  • Data Analytics: People, Processes and Technologies
  • Strategic Management and Information Standards
  • Steps to Achieving Information Governance
  • Privacy and Security
  • On-going Maintenance

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and identify the three components of information governance
  • Differentiate between data governance and information governance and give examples of each
  • Explain why information is an organizational asset
  • Summarize the organizational benefits of information governance
  • Explain and give examples of the process for transforming data into information and how information becomes knowledge
  • Define Big Data and easily distinguish between structured and unstructured data and provide examples of each type of data
  • Identify characteristics of Big Data, where it resides, who it is generated by, and the types of applications that use Big Data
  • Explain the processes and technologies involved with data analytics
  • List the educational, technical and business skill requirements for a data analyst
  • Outline the components of the data lifecycle
  • Summarize the seven steps to develop an information governance implementation plan
  • Discuss the process to maintain an information governance plan
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Suggested Attendees:

  • Healthcare CEOs
  • Healthcare CFOs
  • Healthcare IT Professionals
  • Healthcare Compliance, Privacy & Security Officers
  • Healthcare Data Analyst
  • Healthcare Providers such Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse, Advance Registered Nurse Practitioners
  • People desiring to learn bout Healthcare Information Governance
  • People interested in becoming Data Analysts.

About The Speaker:

Valerie McCleary, MS, RHIA, CCS has been working in the healthcare profession as a Health Information Management professional. She has served as a Program Director, Assistant Professor and course developer at several colleges and currently is working as an adjunct instructor at Southern New Hampshire University. She has served as a Health Information Management Director, Supervisor, HIPAA Privacy Coordinator and worked many years in medical coding and abstracting. Her expertise includes higher education, participating on HIM Advisory Boards, programmatic accreditation, health information management, health informatics, medical coding, project management, privacy and security. She has many years of experience working in Public Health as a Health Information Management manager, consultant and workforce trainer. She has given numerous live and virtual presentations. She has authored articles relative to the health information management and academic professions.


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After Registration

You will receive an email with login information and handouts (presentation slides) that you can print and share to all participants at your location.

System Requirement

Operating System: Windows any version preferably above Windows Vista & Mac any version above OS X 10.6
Internet Speed: Preferably above 1 MBPS
Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly

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