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A Step-by-Step Methodology for Creating a Successful Healthcare Data Governance Framework

Data governance is often one of the most challenging projects that a CIO has to pull off. But it's more important than ever for health systems to approach data governance as an enterprise capability. What does a data governance framework look like for healthcare? How do you identify a data steward within your organization? How can the data be managed, leveraged and protected accordingly? It all comes back to a foundation of trust, which is especially critical in a clinical setting. The seven pillars of data governance provide the framework for a successful data strategy roadmap. Ultimately, if you don't have governance, you don't have modern data.Sign up for our webinar: How to Modernize Your Data Platform in Healthcare: The Right Fit for Every Unique Health System - Wednesday December 7 2022: 1pm ET / 10am PT. 
December 6, 2022

Keynote: Health IT Conversations with CIOs from CHIME 22’

December 12: A very special episode today. “Interviews with Leaders on the Floor of CHIME 2022”. Andrea Daugherty, CIO at Dell Medical School / University of Texas Austin talks about her role as CIO of the Future. Pete Marks, CIO & VP at WakeMed discusses what is taking the joy away from practicing medicine. Sarah Richardson, SVP, Chief Digital & Information Officer at Tivity Health shares how healthcare leaders can give back to the next generation. And Mark Weisman, CIO & CMIO at Tidal Health discusses what it’s like to juggle both the CIO and CMIO roles.Key Points:What technology has the most potential to impact healthcare? Finding joy is better terminology than clinician burnout It’s being passionately curious about other peopleDell Medical School / University of Texas AustinWakeMedTivity HealthTidal HealthSign up for our webinar: How to Modernize Your Data Platform in Healthcare: The Right Fit for Every Unique Health System - Wednesday December 7 2022: 1pm ET / 10am PT. Subscribe: https://www.thisweekhealth.com/subscribe/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekhealthLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ThisWeekHealth
December 2, 2022

The Promise of Clean, Complete and Uncompromised Data for Driving Healthcare Value

Data professionals would love an easy button to be able to make clean, complete, uncompromised data for driving healthcare value. Is this more fantasy than reality? It’s definitely not an easy task. It's more of a journey of trying to figure out how to make data continuously better. We are blessed with advanced technology but we still have a lot of policy and governance and people work to do. However, we have moved in leaps and bounds with the help of modern day tools, like Machine Learning, that are giving us the ability to move faster, gain more visibility and essentially provide an extra set of hands, which is phenomenal in the field of healthcare.Sign up for our webinar: How to Modernize Your Data Platform in Healthcare: The Right Fit for Every Unique Health System - Wednesday December 7 2022: 1pm ET / 10am PT. 
December 1, 2022

How Data Fabric and Data Virtualization Eased the Panic of the Pandemic Across Health Systems

When the pandemic struck, many health system data teams hit the panic button very quickly. How in the world were they going to do what was being asked of them? How could they deliver care as quickly as possible? What role did data fabric and data virtualization play in this time of uncertainty? How did they help to simplify and integrate enterprise-wide data management and delivery across a choice of endpoints spanning on-premises and multiple cloud environments? How did they help to provide seamless access across multiple clouds, data centers and even edge systems?Sign up for our webinar: How to Modernize Your Data Platform in Healthcare: The Right Fit for Every Unique Health System - Wednesday December 7 2022: 1pm ET / 10am PT. 
November 29, 2022

Keynote: Revolutionizing America’s Healthcare System, One Zip Code at a Time

November 25, 2022: As a part of their mission to revolutionize America's healthcare system, Dr Chris Chen, CEO of ChenMed and his brother Gordon Chen wrote the book The Calling: A Memoir of Family, Faith and the Future of Healthcare, to shine a light on how an expensive, uncoordinated, and confusing system works for itself at the expense of suffering patients. The Calling tells the story of how ChenMed, a physician-led, mission-driven company, is transforming care of patients from forgotten and underserved communities by taking a proactive and preventive approach to care.Key Points:Our initial goal wasn't to build a company that was going to change the world, but we realized there was a big problem in healthcare ChenMed works because we focus on prevention rather than sick careHealthcare can be good people being plugged into a bad systemThe Calling: A Memoir of Family, Faith and the Future of HealthcareChenMedSign up for our webinar: How to Modernize Your Data Platform in Healthcare: The Right Fit for Every Unique Health System - Wednesday December 7 2022: 1pm ET / 10am PT. Subscribe: https://www.thisweekhealth.com/subscribe/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekhealthLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ThisWeekHealth
November 25, 2022

The Key to Architecting a High Speed, Highly Effective Modern Data Platform in Healthcare

The application of all the principles and best practices around a modern data platform are so critical today in healthcare. We have to get better at leveraging the data that is available to be able to truly improve care, lower costs and make it a better experience for the patients and clinicians. How can we present the data in a more meaningful and visual way? What can we learn from other industries in order to get this right? How can we embrace the power of the cloud? What are the goal posts for achieving increased flexibility, agility and automation? Sign up for our webinar: How to Modernize Your Data Platform in Healthcare: The Right Fit for Every Unique Health System - Wednesday December 7 2022: 1pm ET / 10am PT. 
November 23, 2022

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Bill Russell

Bill Russell

As Chief Information Officer for St. Joseph Health, a 16 hospital $6.5 billion health system, Bill rapidly accelerated the diffusion of new IT strategies and methods, while also enhancing organization stability and improved IT performance.

As the creator and host of This Week in Health IT, he continues to foster the industry conversation around new technologies and methods in the pursuit of better care experiences and outcomes.

Bill currently acts as a digital coach and advisor to health system executives, startups, and service companies on the impact and application of digital strategies to healthcare.

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