MDM FOR WORLD’S LARGEST VOLUNTARY HEALTH ORGANIZATION

  • Founded in 1949
  • Invested ~$1.3B in cancer research
  • Helped advance 37 blood cancer therapies since 2017
  • Currently funding 250+ research grants around the world
  • 100,000+ volunteers nationwide

BUSINESS
NEED

  • Accurate, enriched, consolidated data to improve patient outreach program 
  • Improve reliability of reporting
  • Enable analytical abilities on data aligned to core mission of providing patient access to care and support resources

CHALLENGE

  • Too many versions of patient data due to disparate systems
  • Multiple systems for data management and reporting
  • Lack of organization-wide architecture and standards to fulfill timely need of reliable data
  • Manual, inconsistent and inaccurate data collection methods
  • Decentralized data stewardship function with limited controls

SOLUTION
& RESULTS

  • Established cornerstone architectural MDM system to cleanse and de-duplicate core patient data, reducing redundancy by 42%
  • Delivered patient data lineage, traceability, and history; improved decision-making, improving outreach by 8%
  • Increased quality, consistency and accessibility of patient data to business teams, driving increased data confidence
  • Enabled reporting, driving ‘Art of the Possible’ thinking and data reliability, increasing access to patient care and reducing time to receive patient care by 2X