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.
- Review information lifecycle phases
- Tie IG concepts and HIM practices to each of the phases
- Demonstrate how IG concepts and HIM practices can be broadened across all business units
- 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
1.0 – Data Structure, Content, Information Governance
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.