September 17, 2021: What are the characteristics of a high functioning healthcare system with regard to data and analytics? How do you provide data to third parties? How do you protect that data? How do you anonymize that data? How do you ensure that you’re not allowing it to just run loose in the wild? Paula Edwards is Consultant, Analytics & Data Governance Practice Leader at Himformatics, an advisory company who works with health systems to make sure they’re getting the most value out of their technology and data investments. How do you design systems that have people and technology working together? Who participates in data governance? What does an effective data literacy program look like? And what trends are we seeing with academic medical centers?