Ann Meehan, RHIA, has over 30 years experience in healthcare leadership and consulting. She spent the last 25 years in Nashville working for organizations, such as HCA, Vanderbilt Medical Group, St. Thomas Health, Parallon Business Performance Group, and most notably VP HIM at Ardent Health Services for 10 years. At Ardent, Ann was responsible for HIM operations, shared coding services, CDI, regulatory solutions and information governance. She has an extensive background in planning and directing cross-functional projects and teams across the organization. Ann has led business critical initiatives, providing oversight and direction to multi-disciplinary teams across operations, revenue cycle, coding, clinical documentation improvement, decision support, quality, case management, and information technology. Ann is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in health information management. Over her career, she has served on various practice and advisory councils. She has spoken at various meetings on global solutions, clinical documentation, strategies for outsourcing services, and information governance topics. Ann is currently Director, Information Governance, for AHIMA.