Say the word “governance” to most people, and you are likely to witness a yawn or an eye-roll in response. To put it mildly, governance is not a sexy topic or one that most want to discuss over cocktails.

However, don’t understate the importance of governance of enterprise information technology (GEIT) in the healthcare context. Unlike many other industry sectors, mistakes in technology governance and operations in healthcare can lead to serious injuries or even death

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