MaHIMA 2018 Annual Conference

June 10-12th at Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, Mass.

Registration is now open and MaHIMA will honor their member pricing for our members.

The agenda is full of educational opportunities covering topics such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine leaning, OCR Enforcement, Data Integrity and much more. Also check out our pre-conference agenda on the site. You can view the agenda and all the details, click here.

NHHIMA Annual Spring Meeting

The registration and agenda for the New Hampshire Health Information Management Association (NHHIMA) annual meeting has been posted!

CYBERSECURITY for HIM Professionals


Participants will:

  • Gain an insider’s view of cybersecurity tactics that are used to steal personal health information
  • Gain an understanding of cybersecurity issues specific to HIM
  • Be provided with recommendations to help you better safeguard your organization


Health Information Management directors and managers, Chief Information Officers, HIPAA Privacy & Security Officers


  1. Understanding the Current State: why are healthcare breaches on the rise and who is behind the attacks?
  2. Making Sense of the Noise: deep web, dark web, ransomeware, malware, social engineering; these terms and concepts will be demystified in plain English and with clear analogies to help you better understand not only what it means, but what it specifically means to you!
  3. Recommendations & Results: we will examine what to consider when it comes to your remote workforce, your internal teams, patient portals, partner portals, and the overall security of your organization.


John Gomez, CEO


Fee: $50 per person | If registering 5+ employees, see below for group discount pricing
Complimentary for HIM/HIT Students

To register on-line with a credit card, go to HTTPS://ECOMMERCE.NJHA.COM/EVENT/1862

Click here for registration, pricing & more info.

2018 CtHIMA Webinars

Attention Members:

Please see new webinars that are available; review and sign up for these great informational sessions ASAP (see link below for more information). An invitation link to the webinar session will be sent to you once we receive your registration and payment.
Members $25
Non Members: $30
Students: free

Submit payment to the CTHIMA Office: P.O. Box 2052, North Haven, CT 06473, You can also make payment online through the registration email where it says REGISTER NOW, this will bring you to the payment page where you will find payment options for both Webinars. If you are not on our email list and would like to be added to receive this and future Educational events, as well as to complete the registration process for these Webinars please contact TARA KATYNSKI, 203-812-9783,

Invitation to register for WEBINARS 2018

Surgical Coding and Auditing
Clinical Documentation Issues Brought on by the Electronic Health Record (EHR)

2018 CtHIMA Nominations

CtHIMA 2018 Election is Scheduled for June 1st – 15th, 2018

Nominations are open from March 1st through April 30th, 2018

The Nomination Form is available here!

2018 Nominating Committee Members:
Liz Taylor
Emily Macko
Rachael D’Andrea

2018 CtHIMA Election Schedule

National “Elected” Position Descriptions

Elected Positions

Elected Positions Elected positions are leadership roles on the AHIMA Board of Directors, the House of Delegates, the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM), and the Council for Excellence in Education (CEE). The application to serve is due March 31. All required documents must be included. The election takes place in August, and the winners will take office on January 1. The AHIMA Election timeline can be found here.

The positions to be filled are:

  • AHIMA Board President/Chair-elect
  • AHIMA Board Directors  (three positions)
  • CCHIIM Commissioner
  • Speaker-elect of the House of Delegates
  • CEE Member

The elected officials will assume office on January 1 of each year.

**Please note, individuals currently serving their CSA as an officer or in the House of Delegates or serving on a national volunteer groups are required to resign from the position if elected.

Review the descriptions of AHIMA’s elected leadership positions below. Before you apply, assess the level of your leadership skills and abilities with the AHIMA Volunteer Leadership Competencies Self-Assessment tool (printable self-scoring PDF version) or (online automatic scoring version)

AHIMA Board of Directors: President/Chair-elect: The President/Chair leads the Board of Directors, which governs the association, sets strategy, budget, and maintains fiduciary oversight. The President/Chair serves as an ex officio member of all volunteer groups.

AHIMA Board of Directors: Directors: The Directors serve as voting members of the Board of Directors as well as voting members of the House of Delegates. The Board of Directors governs the association, sets strategy, budget, and maintains fiduciary oversight. Members of the Board are also called upon to represent the association at meetings and to speak on behalf of AHIMA and the HIM profession.

CCHIIM Commissioners: The Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM) commissioners serves the public by establishing, implementing, and enforcing standards and procedures for certification and recertification of HIIM professionals. They provide strategic oversight of AHIMA certification programs, and are empowered with the sole and independent authority in all matters pertaining to both the initial certification and certification maintenance of HIIM professionals.

House of Delegates: Speaker-Elect: The Speaker-elect supports the House of Delegates (HoD) along with the Speaker and exercise other duties as delegated by the HoD.  During the second year as Speaker, the individual serves as a member of the AHIMA Board of Directors.

CEE Council Members: The Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) Council members set education strategy for the profession, guiding the academic community through improvements to the education, coursework, and curricula for associate, baccalaureate, and graduate programs in HIM and related areas.

The positions above also serve as liaisons to the CEE and affiliated organizations.

Click here to apply for elected positions

For additional information on AHIMA’s elected positions, contact

Other Resources – How to Volunteer at AHIMA

Last Update – November 15, 2017

How to Apply for an AHIMA Elected Position Handout 2018



Ongoing Earn CEUs from BC Advantage

* Note: Portable Document Format [PDF] files are in Adobe Acrobat format, and you must have the Acrobat Reader to open them. To get a free copy of the Acrobat Reader, click the image below.

Get a free copy of the Acrobat Reader