Call for Speakers and Vendors

CtHIMA is looking for volunteer speakers and vendors for the annual conference scheduled for August 16, 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel in Rocky Hill, CT.

CtHIMA’s HIM professionals seek educational content addressing the changing dynamics of health care, practical approaches and solutions, a greater understanding of new systems and applications, and best practices.

CtHIMA’s objective is to provide HIM professionals with timely, relevant and innovative presentations that provide information they can use in their daily operations, planning for future programs and services, and in their own professional development.

This year CtHIMA is looking for speakers to present on the following topics:

  1. Patient Engagement
  2. Patient and Family Advocacy
  3. Changes in HIPAA ie., interoperability
  4. Trends in Healthcare Delivery
  5. Population Health and the complexities of healthcare reimbursement

Finally, do you have a great story to share, innovative process that you are proud of? If so, CTHIMA is also looking for a volunteer Keynote presenter to share a motivational, inspirational, or visionary story.

If you are interested in presenting, please complete the online speaker proposal for the desired topic by clicking on the link below:

If you are interested in participating as a vendor, please complete the online vendor application form by clicking on the link below.

Proposals due April 30th 2019


Queer Access to Healthcare
Cultural Competence – LGBT Health
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Healthcare Delivery and Data Collection
LGBTQ and the Health System

February 1, 2019

Seeking Nominations to the CtHIMA Board

Are you an active member or know of a member in good standing? Do you want to be a part of the future of Health Information Management in Connecticut?

If your answer is yes, now is the time to consider volunteering to serve on the CTHIMA board. We are seeking volunteers for the position of president- elect and for 3 Director(s).

As a board member you will be involved in strategic planning on direction of the association, planning and coordinating educational sessions.

Now’s the time to consider volunteering for the CtHIMA board! We are currently seeking volunteers for the position of president-elect and for director(s). As a board member you will be involved in strategic planning and educational sessions for your state association. Do you know someone who you think would be a good candidate? Nominate yourself or a friend today!

As a state component association of the national AHIMA, our CtHIMA board members have the unique opportunity to contribute and participate with the industry’s governance, growth and strategic initiatives in collaboration with AHIMA and as importantly – to ensure our members’ voices are heard.
Consider becoming a candidate for the CtHIMA board where your education, experience and skills will help drive the direction of our ever-changing landscape of health information management. As a board member you will have an essential role in:
• Participate in monthly Board meetings
• Identify educational opportunities
• Participate in feedback on the HOD (House of Delegates) for AHIMA meetings and strategic direction
• Contribute and help plan educational sessions
• Collaborate with Community, Schools and Connecticut Hospital Association Leadership

Please submit a NOMINATION form TODAY! Nominations close by April 15th
Any questions please contact: Email completed form to or

CtHIMA  Election 2019 Schedule
Nominating Committee First meeting January 27th  noon via conference call Review of materials and communications Nominating process begins February 4
Nomination Process Nominations to the Nominating Committee All nominations reviewed by Committee at weekly established meeting time . Final date for nominations April 15 Nominations reviewed against AHIMA and CTHIMA criteria for board position eligibility. Nominee notified , acceptance recorded
Election process All nominees have bio , other messaging completed and submitted to committee for final review Ballot prepared for review and approval by board members April 30th and open for voting May 3 Ballot closes midnight May 17.
Newly elected board members Presented to Cthima Executive Board May 22 for final approval Elected members notified General announcement of new CtHIMA board members on website and blast email , as well at AHIMA  June 1.
Installation of new board members June

CTHIMA nomination form 2019



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