Mountain View Community Hospital Case Study

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Mountain View Community Hospital Case Study
Deabra Hardrick-Crump
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September 30, 2013
Warren Von Worley

Mountain View Community Hospital Case Study

Mountain View Community Hospital has opportunities for improvement in its data management and security functions. The data governance functions will be analyzed, as well as the data quality and data integration of the existing and newly implemented systems for the Mountain View Community Hospital. Mountain View Community Hospital’s information technology team will evaluate their current operational, clinical, and financial information (Hoffer, Ramesh, & Toppi, 2011).

The integration of these systems will be beneficial to the hospital and its staff members. The system that the Mountain View Community Hospital is planning on implementing is an EMR system. This system would link all the different departments and information within application in those departments. Almost all forms would become electronic and this would eliminate uncertainties in illegible handwriting. All this information entered would automatically be uploaded into a database. This new system could even catch dangerous interactions with medications that the patient may be taking. This new system will make the jobs of the physicians and staff members a lot more efficient, and productive. This system allows their visits with their patients to be faster while still being informative and accurate. Having a larger amount of information at their fingertips about customers really helps the visit as well.

Data Governance
First, data governance will be discussed so that it can be understood before the discussion of how it can be beneficial to the Mountain View Community Hospital. Data governance is a high level of organizational groups and processes that oversee data stewardship across the organization (Hoffer, Ramesh, & Toppi,…...

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