Chapter 4

Who Should Be Part of an Information Governance Team?

IG programs require cross-functional collaboration; however, IG teams or steering committees from each individual healthcare organization will have a slightly different makeup depending on program focus and objectives, organizational IG maturity, staffing, budget resources, competitive posture, and other factors.

A formal IG Program Charter must be drafted and signed off on by the executive sponsor. The program charter lays out the purpose and scope of the program, goals and objectives, reporting structure of the IG steering committee, SMEs and sub-committees, frequency of meeting, and other key guidelines.

Selection of the executive sponsor is a critical starting point. The ...

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