The types of information assets any organization might have varies based on the nature of the business and the services provided. By way of thought stimulation, and with no intention of providing an exhaustive list, below are some information assets that might be present within various types of organizations.

Information Asset Examples by Type of Organization

  • Administrative Workstations (e.g. Desktop and Laptop Computers)
  • Automated Medication or Medical Supply Cabinets
  • Billing Information System
  • Claims Payment System
  • Clinical Workstations (e.g. Thin or Zero-client Computers, Portable Laptop Carts, etc.)
  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) System
  • Core Health Information System
  • Diagnostic Equipment (e.g. EKG, EEG, Pulmonary Function Testing, etc.)
  • Document Management System
  • Document/Records Storage and Management Vendor
  • Electronic Health Record System
  • Email System
  • Emergency Department System
  • Fax System
  • Financial System
  • ICU/NICU Telemetry System
  • Lab Information System
  • Laboratory Equipment (e.g. Hematology Analyzer, Coagulometer, Cell Counters, etc.)
  • Medical Equipment Maintenance Supplier
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Network File Shares
  • Oncology System
  • Operating Room Software
  • PACS System
  • Radiological Equipment (e.g. CT , MRI and PET Scanners; Mammography,
  • Ultrasound and X-Ray Machines; Gamma Knife; etc.)
  • Radiology Information System
  • Billing System
  • Customer Relationship Management System
  • Data Warehouse
  • Email System
  • Financial Management and Reporting System
  • IT Services Provider
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Network File Shares
  • Proprietary Information System
  • Authorization System
  • Claims System
  • Data Backup
  • Data Warehouse
  • Document Management System
  • Document/Records Storage and Management Vendor
  • EDI Gateway
  • Email System
  • EOB Systems
  • Exchange or Email System
  • Fax System
  • FTP System
  • HEDIS Reporting System
  • IT Equipment Maintenance Provider
  • IT Services Provider
  • Member Portal
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Network File Shares
  • Pharmacy Benefits Management System
  • Proprietary Information System
  • Provider Portal
  • Billing System
  • Data Backup System
  • Email System
  • Fax System
  • File Sharing
  • FTP System
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Network File Shares
  • Provider Portal
  • SharePoint
  • Billing System
  • Clinical Information System
  • Electronic Health Record System
  • Email System
  • Fax System
  • FTP System
  • IT Services Provider
  • Network File Shares
  • Practice Management System
  • Billing System
  • Clinical Information System
  • Email System
  • Fax System
  • FTP System
  • Medication Management System
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Network File Shares
  • Clearing & Settlement Services
  • Issuer Processing
  • Payment Application (app should be certified by PCI)
  • Payment Gateway
  • Terminal Management System
Contact Clearwater support at support@clearwatercompliance.com OR (800)704-3394 and we’ll be happy to assist. We can provide you with a list of common information assets based upon organization type, and we offer unlimited training and support to our software subscribers.