Information Governance

AHIMA defines Information Governance (IG) as “an organization-wide framework for managing information throughout its lifecycle and for supporting the organization’s strategy, operations, regulatory, legal, risk and environmental requirements.”

To read more about IG, see the following:

  • ARMA Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles ®
  • Gartner IT Glossary: (Accessed May 2017).
  • (Accessed March 2017).
  • “Information Governance for Analytics Support:  Remember the Life Cycle Component.” JAHIMA. June 2017.
  • Johns, ML. Enterprise Health Information Management and Data Governance.    2015.  ISBN:  978-1-58426-155-1.
  • Johns ML. Chapter 3, “Data Governance and Stewardship” in Oachs and Watters, Health Information Management:  Concepts, Principles, and Practice, 5th edition.  AHIMA 2016.  ISBN:  978-1-58426-514-6.
  • Kloss L. Implementing Information Governance:  Lessons from the Field.  2014.  ISBN-13: 978-1118218303 and ISBN-10: 1118218302
  • Kloss L. Iron Mountain, “Redefining the Roles of Health Information Management in the New World of Information Governance” 2014. (Accessed May 2017)
  • Nunn S. “Invisible Information Governance.” For the Record. Vol.27 No.5 P.12.  (Accessed May 2017)
  • Smallwood RF. Information Governance:  Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices (Wiley CIO)
  • Smallwood RF. Introduction to Information Governance.  Bacchus Business Books, 2016.
  • Smallwood RF. “Defining the Differences Between Information Governance, IT Governance & Data Governance.”–data-governance (Accessed March 2017).