Welcome to AzHIMA

The Arizona Health Information Management Association (AzHIMA) is an affiliate of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

AzHIMA has over 800 members involved in a variety of healthcare aspects. Our common goal is to provide quality information while providing patient confidentiality. We are responsible for establishing and maintaining policies to meet the mandated standards set forth by the government and other regulatory and accrediting organizations.

Health Information is Human Information.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Our 2022-2023 Board

Ashley Hendry, MBA, MSL, RHIA

Ashley Hendry, MBA, MSL, RHIA

President/Delegate

Dr. Sandra Brightwell, RHIA, FAHIMA

Dr. Sandra Brightwell, RHIA, FAHIMA

Past President/Delegate

Pamela Hess, DBA, MA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPC

Pamela Hess, DBA, MA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPC

President-Elect/Delegate

Chelsea Kemp, RHIT, CCS, COC, CDEO, CPMA, CRC, CCC, CEDC, CGIC, AAPC Approved Instructor

Chelsea Kemp, RHIT, CCS, COC, CDEO, CPMA, CRC, CCC, CEDC, CGIC, AAPC Approved Instructor

Delegate First Year

Evelyn Thomas, M.Ed-ID, RHIA

Evelyn Thomas, M.Ed-ID, RHIA

Delegate Second Year

Leigh Barthen, RHIT

Leigh Barthen, RHIT

Director of Education

Marjorie Rosen, RHIT, MBAMDR, AHIMA-Approved RCM Trainer

Marjorie Rosen, RHIT, MBAMDR, AHIMA-Approved RCM Trainer

Director of Advocacy

Micki Goad, RHIA

Micki Goad, RHIA

Secretary/Treasurer

Ann Nowlin, RHIT

Ann Nowlin, RHIT

Central Office Coordinator