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Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson joined Health Catalyst in January 2015 with the commencement of the partnership with Allina Health. Prior to his current role as EDW Manager, he worked as a Data Modeler, ETL Developer and Data Architect since beginning at Allina in July 2005. Prior to Allina Peter began his career doing provider contracting for CorVel Corporation and working as a business analyst for Ingenix (now Optum Health).

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A 5-Step Guide for Successful Healthcare Data Warehouse Operations

Starting and sustaining an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) for a sizeable healthcare organization might seem as challenging as, say, forming a new country. While it is an arduous undertaking, there are plenty who have gone before. In this article, one EDW operations manager shares five steps for success:

Start with a Leadership Commitment to Outcomes Improvement
Build the Right Team
Establish Effective Partnerships with IT
Develop Interest and Gain Buy-In
Pivot Toward Maintaining Success

Successfully implementing and sustaining EDW operations is about establishing and managing priorities and understanding the enterprise-wide implications.