IT leaders considering Master Data Management (MDM) for their healthcare organization already know the importance of having a solid MDM approach. But that doesn’t make the task any less daunting. Their questions for us include “What is the right MDM strategy for my organization?” Or, “Will an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) solve my MDM problems?”
MDM is, indeed, a topic of frequent discussion with our new health systems and prospective partners. Based on those conversations, we’ve developed a primer for MDM, strategies for approaching it, and when an EDW might be the best solution.