Pictured left to right: Christopher Scott, Dean of Health and Patient Simulation, Laura Piquette, MHA, RHIA, CHPS, CDIP – Faculty, 2018 Award winner – Vania Benavides, HIIM graduate, Tracey McKethan, MBA, RHIA, CCA – Program Director, Health Information Technology, presented by MaHIMA Past President, Walter Houlihan, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA
MaHIMA awards recognize our members and others for their outstanding contributions to our association and to our profession 2020-2021 Recipients.
MaHIMA Individual Achievement awards recognize the Best of the Best for their contribution to our profession and to the association.
Our awards are annually given at our Winter Meeting in February. The following individuals were honored this year on February 5, 2021:
Denise Bourgeois, CCS, RHIT – 2021 Professional Achievement Award
Donna Malone, CPC, CRC, CRC-I – 2021 Champion Award
Sandra Guy, RHIA, CHPA, CCA – 2021 Outstanding Mentor Award
Elyse DiSciullo, RHIA – 2021 Distinguished Member Award
Award Submission Deadline
|Member Recognition||(no submission required – recognizes 25+ years of membership)||Fall Meeting September 2021|
|HIM Advocacy Award||October 15, 2021 -Awarded||Dot Wagg Seminar
|Individual Achievement Awards:
Outstanding New Professional Award
Outstanding Mentor Award
Professional Achievement Award
Distinguished Member Award
|January 25, 2021
February 5, 2021
|HIM Team Excellence Award||March 2021
|At facility during HIP week
|Student Achievement Award||(no submission required – winners named by program directors)||At school during May 2021 TBD|
Retired Past Award Program Winners – These awards are no longer given by the association, but we still want to recognize the efforts of these award winners. Thank you for your continued support in MaHIMA.