MaHIMA awards recognize our members and others for their outstanding contributions to our association and to our profession 2016-2017 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 January.  The following individuals were honored:
Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-PHIM Advocacy Award
Ashlee Purcell, RHITOutstanding New Professional Award
Marianne Garfi, RHIA, CCS-PChampion Award
MaryBeth Brouillard, RHIA, MBA- Mentor Award
Cheryl Rau, RHIT and Danielle Roy, RHIT,CCS,CPC- Professional Achievement Award
Walter Houlihan, RHIA,CCS,MBA,FAHIMADistinguished Member Award

MaHIMA Award

Award Submission Deadline

Award Presentation

Member Recognition(no submission required – recognizes 25+ years of membership)Fall Meeting September 14, 2018
HIM Advocacy AwardOctober 14, 2018Dot Wagg Seminar
November 9, 2018
Individual Achievement Awards:
Outstanding New Professional Award
Champion Award
Outstanding Mentor Award
Professional Achievement Award
Distinguished Member Award
November 15, 2018Winter Meeting
February 1, 2019
HIM Team Excellence AwardFebruary 23, 2019At facility during HIP week
March 2019
Student Achievement Award(no submission required – winners named by program directors)At school during May 2019 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.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact Janis Tse, Chair, MaHIMA Awards Committee