Gartner Information Technology Research

Healthcare CIOs: Prepare for Granular Patient Consent

Published: 24 February 2020

ID: G00466301

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon


The pervasive sharing of protected health information is inevitable and must be balanced against the individual’s right to privacy and desire for control. To prepare, healthcare provider CIOs must understand industry privacy and consent drivers, challenges and the state of the art.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Granular Consent Management Is a Necessity


  • Build a Case for Granular Consent by Becoming Familiar With the Drivers for Consumer Privacy and Preference Management
  • Begin Your Granular Consent Preparation by Assessing Enterprise Privacy and Consent Management Practices
  • Use Consumer-Mediated Health Information Exchanges to Satisfy Some of Your Patient Consent Management Requirements
  • Engage Stakeholders in Emerging Granular Patient Consent Management

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