Why Is Healthcare Data Management So Important?

Healthcare Data ManagementThis blog is co-authored by Chris Aulbach and Greg Locke. 

By definition, the spinal cord is “the cylindrical bundle of nerve fibers and associated tissue that is enclosed in the spine and connects nearly all parts of the body to the brain, with which it forms the central nervous system.” In essence, it’s the most important structure between the body and the brain.

In the healthcare industry, big data functions much like a spinal cord. Pulled from across a variety of diverse sources, data helps health systems derive the level of insight and trends needed to personalize treatment, foster effective communication between patients and physicians, and improve the overall quality of patient care.  More

Greg Locke

Greg Locke

Greg Locke is the Lead Data Architect at Evariant and has more than 35 years of enterprise data management experience working for companies like CIGNA, UTC, IBM and Travelers. Greg’s business background spans commercial, personal, health, group and life insurance as well as geo-spatial planning, financial investment services, marketing, purchasing, HR and corporate accounting. More recently, Greg was the director of data architecture at The Hartford and previously, ING Americas. Greg is responsible for product data operation, data architecture, data modeling, data integration strategy, and data quality. Greg lives with his family in Middletown, CT.
Greg Locke
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