Full Name

Meredith Harper

Job Title

Chief Privacy Officer


Henry Ford Health Systems

Speaker Bio

Meredith joined Henry Ford Health System in 2003 as their first Chief Privacy Officer after completing a consulting engagement with Health Alliance Plan where she served as a HIPAA Project Manager beginning in late 2002. Over her 23year career, she has emerged as a strategic leader who is not just interested in processes, goals and objectives but most of all she is passionate about her greatest assets...her human capital. Her success has been attributed to her ability to manage large-scale complex projects that cross-functional areas within integrated delivery systems and health plans while advancing the skill sets of her team members.

As the industry has evolved, so has her areas of responsibilities and in 2012 her role was expanded to include leadership responsibilities for Information & Network Security, Privacy & Security Risk Management as well as Identity & Access Management. As Chief Information Privacy & Security Officer, she has responsibility for the protection of Henry Ford’s provider, insurance, retail and research businesses.

Meredith is an active member of the Health Care Compliance Association and the International
Association of Privacy Professionals since 2004 where she has demonstrated her commitment to
compliance by holding dual certifications in healthcare compliance and privacy. She is also certified as a HealthCare Information Security & Privacy Practitioner through the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, Inc.