Gartner Research

'New Rules' for Data in the Era of Digital Business in Healthcare

Published: 25 November 2015

ID: G00292113

Analyst(s): Jeff Cribbs

Summary

In healthcare, the transformation to digital business is in its very earliest stages. However, it is already clear that old assumptions and industry practices for managing data will not survive. Healthcare CIOs must recognize the significance of the implications to data management.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • The Rules for Managing Data Must Change in the Transformation to Digital Healthcare
  • Data Will Deliver Value Differently in Digital Healthcare
  • Starting the Conversation About the New Rules
    • Rule No. 1: Healthcare Data Has No Material Center in an Application, an Enterprise, an Industry or an Economy (Gartner)
    • Rule No. 2: In Healthcare, People Are (Among Other Things) Users (Gartner)
    • Rule No. 3: Healthcare Security Is a Game of Offense (Cheri Kane, PwC Health Services)
    • Rule No. 4: Pricing Data Is Public Data (Marcee Chmait, SpendWell)
    • Rule No. 5: Patient Data Is Patient Property (Gartner)
    • Rule No. 6: There's Gold in Them Thar Data, but It Ain't Where the Light's Brightest (Mandi Bishop, Dell)
    • Rule No. 7: Corpus Is King (IBM — Watson)
  • Establishing New Rules During Digital Transformation
  • What the "New Rules" Tell Us About Technology Investment Today

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