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Seven Principles All Healthcare Delivery Organization CIOs Must Apply in Their EDW Strategy

Published: 26 February 2016

ID: G00297322

Analyst(s): Richard Gibson, M.D.


Both fee for service and value-based payment models require HDOs strengthen operational efficiency and compete on clinical, financial and satisfaction outcomes. HDO CIOs, CMIOs and CNIOs can accomplish both goals by following seven recommendations for building an enterprise data warehouse.

Table Of Contents



  • Principle No. 1: Build a Data Warehouse to Protect Transaction System Performance
  • Principle No. 2: Establish the EDW as the Primary Strategy for Combining Multiple Data Domains to Support Executive Decision Making
  • Principle No. 3: Standardize Data to Support Reporting and Analysis
  • Principle No. 4: Transform and Normalize Data to Support Reporting and Analysis
  • Principle No. 5: Create Metadata and a Lean Data Model
  • Principle No. 6: Plan to Extend Your EDW Into a Logical Data Warehouse
  • Principle No. 7: Apply the Previous Six Principles to Evaluate Vendor Data Warehouse Solutions

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