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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!

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.

Next Suncoast HIMA event coming soon




Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
The next Suncoast HIMA event is being planned.
Save the date
Wednesday February 27, 2019
5-8 PM



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".


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 Information

Contact VP Membership

Susan Denny

Phone: (561) 263-5756