Welcome to the Suncoast Health Information Management Association
Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee, Glades, and Hendry Counties
Become a Suncoast HIMA
Only $30 to become an active member of Suncoast HIMA for 1 year!
Members receive a discounted rate for the events.
Join today and save!
**We will be voting on the 2018 SHIMA amended Bylaws and Standing Rules**
The purpose of this Association shall be to promote the art and science of Health Information Management, provide education to members and the community concerning health information management services, resources, policies, and promote health information initiatives.
NEW STUDENTS and NEW PROFESSIONALS
Scholarship funds are available for registration at regional/state educational events, conventions and symposiums.
Watch for new scholarship opportunities to be posted here.
Congratulations Jean Cairo, the winner of the SHIMA 2018 scholarship to attend the AHIMA Convention in Miami Beach
Click on the "DOCUMENTS" tab in the main menu on the left to locate the "Scholarship Request Form".
2018-2019 SHIMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Colette S Chiacchiero, RHIA, CCS-P, President
Kenneth Pugh Jr., RHIA, President Elect
Rica Shepard, RHIT, Secretary
Abigail Smith, Treasurer
2018-2019 SHIMA Committee Chairs
Julia Steff, MHSc, RHIA, CPHQ, CPHI, CCS, CCS-P, Social Media Committee
Geyga Reyes, RHIA Membership Committee
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Contact VP Membership
Phone: (561) 263-5756