Overview:

Webinar 1 – Information Governance: Connecting All the Dots for Trustworthy Information

This webinar will provide an overview of what information governance is and why it’s important to healthcare organizations.  During this 60-minute session, attendees will be provided actual examples of how IG concepts and practices provide proactive, cost-effective ways to manage current challenges and opportunities.

Objectives:

  1. Review the AHIMA and ARMA definitions of Information Governance (IG)
  2. Explore healthcare transformational challenges and the importance of IG practices to address them
  3. Tie IG definitions to “connect the dots” for holistic processes that address transformational challenges using real-world examples
  4. Discuss immediate next steps to proactively and holistically manage information

Target Audience:  Healthcare professionals across hospitals, physician practices, clinics, post-acute care, insurers and vendors, including HIM, Compliance, Risk, Quality, Analytics, and Informatics


Webinar 2 – The Information Lifecycle:  Taking Information Management to the Next Level

HIM professionals are expert information managers.  This webinar will address how information management concepts should be expanded across all business units to drive strong, consistent, measurable practices.  This 60-minute session will focus on key areas including identity management; imaging processes; and record storage and destruction programs. 

Objectives:

  1. Review information lifecycle phases
  2. Tie IG concepts and HIM practices to each of the phases
  3. Demonstrate how IG concepts and HIM practices can be broadened across all business units
  4. Gain ways to share IG concepts and HIM practices with other information intensive business units

Target Audience:  Healthcare professionals across hospitals, physician practices, clinics, post-acute care, insurers and vendors, including HIM, Compliance, Risk, Quality, Credentialing and HR


Webinar 3 – The Vital Signs of Healthcare:  Is Your Data Healthy?

Only with trustworthy data can healthcare organizations have trustworthy information.  This webinar will focus on the health of an organization’s data by providing key areas for checking the “pulse” of its quality, availability, reliability, and relevance.  During this 60-minute session, attendees will be provided a summary of data sources and challenges.  Using IG concepts, the presenter will discuss key steps required by healthcare organizations for inventorying and managing its data. 

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the differences and similarities between data and information
  2. Explore the key requirements for ensuring trustworthy data
  3. Walk through next steps that should be taken to address data challenges
  4. Review the benefits of healthy healthcare data
  5. Attain tools for data inventories and management

Target Audience:  Healthcare professionals across hospitals, physician practices, clinics, post-acute care, insurers and vendors, including HIM, Compliance, Risk, Quality, Analytics, and Informatics


Webinar 4 – Your Role in Information Governance:  Expand Your Horizons!

Information Governance offers several career-enhancing opportunities.  During this 60-minute session, attendees will be introduced to a best practice IG infrastructure, including a discussion around roles and responsibilities. Further, attendees will explore career growth opportunities in data management and analytics.  Sample job descriptions will be discussed.

Objectives:

  1. Review a best practice infrastructure for IG Programs
  2. Discuss IG roles that support this infrastructure
  3. Explore other roles where HIM professionals can excel
  4. Review job descriptions of roles and education needed to fill these roles

Target Audience:  Health information management professionals across hospitals, physician practices, clinics, post-acute care, insurers and vendors

Date Published:

July 2020

CEU:

1.0 – Data Structure, Content, Information Governance per webinar

Speaker:

Ann Meehan, RHIA

Ann Meehan, RHIA, has over 35 years of progressive health information management and revenue cycle experience.  Ms. Meehan led a corporate Information Governance (IG) Program and committee for a Nashville-based healthcare system for two-and-a-half years while serving as HIM Vice President for 10 years.  Additionally, she served as an Information Governance Director for AHIMA IGAdvisors®, where she conducted IG assessments and developed IG tools and resources.  Ms. Meehan served as Sr. Healthcare Consultant on Iron Mountain’s IG team, serving as IG subject-matter expert for customers.  Ms. Meehan currently is an independent healthcare consultant and thought leader on information governance and enterprise information management.  Over the course of her career, she has led multi-disciplinary teams in addressing quality initiatives, case management efficiency, centralized coding and HIM services, and other key information management and revenue cycle initiatives.  Ms. Meehan is a member of MTHIMA, THIMA, AHIMA, and AHIMA’s Privacy & Security Practice Council.  She is an accomplished speaker and author on topics including IG, value-based care, revenue cycle, and compliance.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Pricing:

Pricing before September 1, 2020:

Registration Type 1 Webinar 2 Webinars 3 Webinars 4 Webinars
AHIMA Member $35 $63 $95 $126
Non-Member $70 $126 $189 $252

Pricing after September 1, 2020:

Registration Type 1 Webinar 2 Webinars 3 Webinars 4 Webinars
AHIMA Member $50 $90 $135 $180
Non-Member $100 $180 $270 $360

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