RD577 - A Plan to Improve Data Governance Structure in Health and Human Resources Agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia – December 2016

Executive Summary:
Item 284 C. of the 2016 Budget Amendment requires:

“B. The Secretary shall develop a plan to address the data governance structure across all agencies in the Health and Human Resources Secretariat in order to streamline business processes, increase operational efficiency and effectiveness, and minimize duplication and overlap of current and future systems development. The plan shall consider how agencies can participate in such a structure while adhering to privacy provisions set forth in state and federal law and regulations. The Secretary shall report on the plan, including challenges impacting the plan, to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 15, 2016.”

This report is in response to this mandate.