Welcome to DCHIMA

About Us

 

 

We are the advocates for quality healthcare through quality health information to benefit providers, our community and the health care industry.

 

Our Mission

 

DCHIMA is dedicated to transforming the HIM profession. We are committed to meeting the challenges to serve our members, providers, community and the health care industry.

Welcome to DCHIMA

The District of Columbia Health Information Management Association (DCHIMA) is a component state association (CSA) of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). AHIMA is the professional organization representing more than 103,000 specialty-educated health information management professionals who work in the healthcare field.

We are the advocates for quality healthcare through quality health information to benefit providers, our community and the health care industry.

CSA HIM Awareness Coordinator

AHIMA has created a new volunteer position - the CSA HIM Awareness Coordinator! If any of our DCHIMA members are interested in volunteering for this position for DCHIMA, please view the position description here and contact DCHIMA President Dr. Zakevia...

DCHIMA Networking Social

PLEASE JOIN US for our DCHIMA Networking Social Join DCHIMA for some socializing, great food & drinks, fun, and giveaways! Come mingle with new members, existing members, and the incoming 2017- 2018 DCHIMA Executive Board. Date: Friday September 22, 2017...

Walter Reed Society and AHIMA Foundation Veterans and Spouses Scholarships

The AHIMA Foundation is proud to support those who have served our country through our Veterans Scholarship program, an endowed scholarship. We seek to develop the next generation of health informatics and information management (HIIM) professionals by...

DCHIMA Quarterly Business Meeting (QBM)

The upcoming DCHIMA Quarterly Business Meeting (QBM) will be held on Friday, Oct. 13th, 2017 starting at 10:00 AM EST at the University of Maryland University College, Academic Center, Classroom #1370. Registration is now open. The final day to register is...

Upcoming Events

  1. Board Meeting

    February 25 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
  2. Board Meeting

    March 25 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
  3. Board Meeting

    April 22 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Our Leadership

Zakevia D. Green-Lawson, Ph.D, MSEd, MSHA, LHRM, RHIA, BCSC, FAHIMA

President, DCHIMA

Kris Sher, MS, RHIA, CHTS-IS

Treasurer, DCHIMA

Toni Jackman, MS, MTM, RHIA

President-Elect, DCHIMA

Gabriel Manns

Secretary, DCHIMA

Interested in Becoming a Member?

To become a member of DCHIMA, you must join the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and select District of Columbia as your Component State Association (CSA).

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