Embedded Data Governance: An Analytics Case Study | Prominence
Embedded Data Governance: An Analytics Case Study04/09/2018
AnalyticsCultureData GovernanceDeploymentEpic ServicesEventsRevenue Cycle All posts

Data Governance is more than centralized data access, metadata management, and governance.  It is taking these high-level concepts and embedding it in everyday processes.  Embedding these concepts into our day-to-day checklists enables us to achieve the goal of developing a coordinated, efficient information infrastructure with accountability.

As Prominence works with their customers on analytics projects, we take the principals of quality, access, literacy, content, master data, security and metric management –  and infuse them into the application creation process.

We engaged with a health plan as they developed their analytics framework to move towards data-driven decision making.  They were being bombarded with one-off requests for data about utilization, case management, and readmissions data and were spending a lot of time answering the question they were being asked. They recently purchased Tableau and wanted to quickly jump-start their analytics team into application development based on best practices.

Task

Prominence was engaged to guide an organization as they built up their team. They were interested in following best practices and having an experienced team there to guide them along their path.

Action

You can see that in:

Ownership

Goal-Setting

Architecture

Visualization and Design

Data Quality

 

Result

As a result of the engagement, the health plan’s analytic team is now running with the application development process and tools on their next application independent of the Prominence team.

At the application launch meeting the project sponsor, the Director of Medical Economics, said ‘I love the dashboard, the look and feel, the access to information, the ability to interact with it. I love what you have done and am excited to see what else you do!  We don’t have anything else like this to help put together such a strategic plan before diving into details and making it relevant.’

Recent Posts
Cloud computing was nascent just 15 years ago. Now, it is a top priority due to the cloud being more cost-effective, more powerful, more reliably ava…
Unified payor and EHR data are creating game-changing insights for organizations focusing on value-based care. Unlocking this value and benefits can …
Something many people don't realize is that BI tool proliferation is a symptom of a really good thing - people want to be data driven. They are tryin…
Real-time data has eluded healthcare organizations for a long time. The software systems in place limit access to real-time data either to their limi…
Seeing is believing. We have no doubt that you agree. Many HIT companies pitch products that are vaporware or barely alpha products. We won’t name na…
© 2022 Prominence Advisors, Inc, All Rights Reserved