I need help understanding what information governance is

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I need help understanding what it is and finding useful articles on information governance technology. This is gearing towards a presentation and i need to gather as much information as possible to present. Suggested website is AHIMA or any scholarly and credible source. 

Sep 25th, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

Information governance, or IG, is the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, procedures, processes and controls implemented to manage information at an enterprise level, supporting an organization's immediate and future regulatory, legal, risk, environmental and operational requirements. Information Governance gives a structure to unite all the lawful standards, direction and best practice that apply to the treatment of data, permitting: 

  • implementation of central advice and guidance;
  • compliance with the law;
  • year on year improvement plans

At its heart, Information Governance speaks the truth setting an exclusive requirement for the treatment of data and giving associations the devices to accomplish that standard. A definitive point is to exhibit that an association can be trusted to keep up the secrecy and security of individual data, by helping people to practice great data administration and to be reliable in the way they handle individual and corporate data. 

  • The NHS Care Record Guarantee for England.
  • The Social Care Record Guarantee for England.
  • The international information security standard: ISO/IEC 27002: 2005.
  • The Information Security NHS Code of Practice.
  • The Records Management NHS Code of Practice.
  • The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and many other more.

Because of the reach and multifaceted nature of the norms and lawful tenets, the Department of Health has created arrangements of data administration necessities, accessible in the IG Toolkit, which empower NHS and accomplice associations to gauge their consistence. The prerequisites cover all parts of data administration including:

  • data protection and confidentiality;
  • information security;
  • information quality;
  • health / care records management;
  • corporate information.

website: AHIMA all about Information Governance (http://systems.hscic.gov.uk/infogov/igfaqs)

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Sep 25th, 2015

okay thank you for helping, I am starting to understand but what about information governance technology or information governance and technology. Did you find any information or article on this topic?

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