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.
- Review a best practice infrastructure for IG Programs
- Discuss IG roles that support this infrastructure
- Explore other roles where HIM professionals can excel
- 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
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.