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Healthcare Payer CIOs, Leverage Vendor Partners to Succeed at Clinical Data Integration

Published: 20 August 2018

ID: G00366638

Analyst(s): Mandi Bishop


Healthcare payer IT teams typically lack the specific expertise needed to execute complete clinical data integration initiatives, leading to suboptimal business outcomes. CIOs must assess vendors against the entire CDI value chain to pick partners and improve delivery.

Table Of Contents


  • CDI Is a Complex Value Chain, Not a Single Process
    • Process 1 — Gain Consent for Clinical Data Integration and Use
    • Process 2 — Acquire Clinical Data
    • Process 3 — Standardize Clinical Data Output
    • Process 4 — Normalize Clinical Data
    • Process 5 — Integrate Normalized Clinical Data Into the Repository
    • Process 6 — Deploy Clinical Data Into Enterprise Applications
    • Process 7 — Apply Clinical Data to High-Value Use Cases in Line With the DUA/DURSA
  • Overarching Considerations and Process Exceptions
  • Identify Potential CDI Vendor Partners

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