The push to implement electronic health records systems is reaching critical mass but a new report by the HHS Office of Inspector General reveals what some hospital administrators have been saying for a while. The process just isn't ready for prime time.
Sometimes getting your data into a content management system is like loading a moving van. You manage to shoehorn everything in just right but then have no idea how to retrieve anything when you're ready to take it out.
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Information governance has been a topic of interest in enterprise content management since the industry's infancy.
There's a lot of activity surrounding the implementation of electronic health records but one thing that doesn't get talked about much is who owns the data EHRs contain. One would assume it's the patient. One would be wrong.
Kate Fuelling, consultant for Lime Business Solutions, penned a great thought piece that takes a look at why the ECM space needs to be more agile and responsive. She says technology is moving at lightening speed, government policies are changing, workers have higher expectations and ECM needs to keep up with it all.
If you plan to languish around during ECM deployment instead of paying attention to what's going on around you, expect to find yourself looking at the undercarriage of a very big bus.
Corporate attorneys Judy Selby and James Sherer put together an interesting blog post examining why it's so difficult for employees to part with old email, documents and other unneeded data. They liken the behavior to hoarding, offering some insight into the reasons behind it and how you can help your workers rationalize getting rid of detritus there's no longer any reason to keep.
Information intelligence vendor Recommind announced last week the integration of its eDiscovery platform Axcelerate with EMC SourceOne archiving software. The new setup allows SourceOne users to safely move documents around between apps, in the cloud or in a licensed environment.
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This week, Praveen Neppalli Naga, Engineering Manager at LinkedIn, announced Pinot is "the de facto distributed real-time analytics infrastructure at LinkedIn." Further, there are plans to eventually open source Pinot for public use.