Gartner Research

Successful EHR Replacement or Consolidation Begins With a Data Governance Strategy

Published: 12 June 2019

ID: G00384314

Analyst(s): Gregg Pessin


Successful EHR replacement or consolidation depends on a business-focused data governance strategy. Healthcare provider CIOs can use this research to manage operational and clinical risks that are inherent in these complex projects.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create and Apply a Centralized Data Governance Strategy
    • Recommendations
  • Define an Information Ownership Model That Embraces Enterprise-Level Data Strategy Principles
    • Recommendations
  • Boost the Awareness and Usability of Data From the Local Business or Clinical-Unit Level to an Organizationwide Level
    • Recommendations
  • Ensure Data Quality Over the Long Term by Recognizing and Administering the Organization’s Master Data
    • Recommendations

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