Ann Meehan

Director, Information Governance
Ann Meehan is Director, AHIMA’s IGAdvisors® specializing in consulting and training solutions, focused on Information Governance for healthcare organizations. Ms. Meehan is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she received a degree in health information management. She has over 30 years of healthcare experience and an extensive background in healthcare leadership and consulting. She has led business critical initiatives for several large health care organizations providing oversight and direction to multi-disciplinary teams across operations, revenue cycle, decision support, coding, clinical documentation improvement, decision support, quality, case management, and information governance. She paved the way to shared coding services and a market-driven HIM infrastructure at Ardent Health Services, where she also served as chair of the enterprise level Information Governance Committee. Ann leads Information Governance Boot Camps and IG Forums across the US and has written articles on information governance for many healthcare publications. She has a passion for ensuring that healthcare organizations’ have trustworthy data and information in support of quality patient care and critical business initiatives. Ann recently spoke at HIMSS17 on “Governing Healthcare Information for Payment Reform.”