Anne Llewellyn

Anne LlewellynAs an ICOPA organizer, Anne will be found on the podium throughout the conference.

Anne Llewellyn is a registered nurse with over forty-three years of experience in critical care, risk management, case management, patient advocacy, healthcare publications and training and development.   

Anne has been a leader in case management and was the President of the Case Management Society of America 2003-4. She was awarded their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015 for her service to the case management industry. She also served on the Patient Advocate Certification Board and was one of the leaders to develop and launch the first National Certification in Patient Advocacy through the Patient Advocate Certification Board. She serves as a Board of Director for the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy and is the education chair for the organization. 

Anne is also a patient, a Brain Cancer Survivor, who uses her expertise and knowledge to educate people how to be their best advocate. She also writes to the healthcare team to remind them about the importance of providing patient and family centered care. Today, Anne works as a Nurse Advocate to assist people on their healthcare journeys. 

Anne speaks and writes frequently on topics for consumers, caregivers, and all members of the healthcare team so together we can improve each person’s healthcare experience. Follow her in her weekly Blog, Nurses Advocate where she shares stories and events that will help ALL be better prepared when they enter the healthcare system.