Full Name
Diane Premeau MBA, RHIA, CHP
Job Title
SFHN Director of Health Information Services
San Francisco Department of Public Health
Speaker Bio
Diane Premeau, MBA, RHIA, CHP, specializes in the migration from paper to a chartless environment in health information management. She is currently the Department of Public Health Information Management Director, San Francisco, California where her responsibilities include data integrity, revenue cycle, implementation of their point of care E.HR across the continuum of care with focus on social determinants of health and of course, migration to a chartless environment. Diane’s areas of expertise include systems analysis, development of health information systems, database management and she develops courses and teaches health informatics.
Diane is adjunct at Santa Barbara City College teaching computer application in health care. She also serves with the accrediting body CAHIIM to evaluate and validate education programs that provide academics for RHIT, RHIA or other certifications in the HIM profession.
As an health information (HI) professional for the past 25+ years, Diane is a Proud Past President of the California Health Information Association, a recipient of the CHIA Distinguished Member Award, and CHIA Professional Achievement Award. She has served on multiple CHIA and AHIMA Committees.
Diane has worked in many health care industries, including acute, long term, and mental health. She has been a consultant in some interesting environments including prisons, jails, rehabilitation hospitals, multi-campus systems, and continues as a federal court appointed medical record expert.
Diane has an MBA from Stephens College in Columbia Missouri; Bachelor’s Degrees in psychology and Sociology from University of California, Santa Barbara and received her certification in health information administration from Stephen’s College, Columbia Missouri, with credentials as an RHIT and RHIA. Over her career, Diane has spoken as an advocate for health information best practices, e-discovery, data integrity, revenue integrity and migration to an electronic health environment.
Diane Premeau