In This Issue
Thank you to all attendees, exhibitors, and presenters for joining CHIA and the CHIA Board of Directors at the 2017 Convention & Exhibit. This year's event was a huge success and we hope to see you again at next year's show in San Diego, California to celebrate "HIM: The New Frontier; Build, Transform, Lead".
Celebrate CHIA Award Recipients

CHIA Scholarship & Grant Programs
CHIA and our generous donors are pleased to be able to assist HIM students and professionals by offering a variety of scholarships and grants. The purpose of these programs is to promote the importance of the HIM professional credentials, strengthen the HIM profession, promote the value of AHIMA and CHIA membership, and to identify and engage future leaders. Learn more about CHIA scholarship opportunities
  • Exam Fee Reimbursement - Applications Due Aug 31. Provides partial reimbursement ($100) of AHIMA's exam fee to sit for the RHIT or RHIA credentialing exam. 
  • Student Scholarships - Applications Due Mar 1. Up to four $500 scholarships will be awarded to the students enrolled in accredited HIA/HIT programs, or members pursuing a specialty or additional HIM credential.  
  • HIIM Program Grant - Applications Due Mar 1. The purpose of the $2,500 program grant is to support improvements in teaching and learning and to help meet special needs of Health Information Administration, Health Informatics, and Health Information Technology programs. 
  • FAME Program - Provides financial assistance to CHIA members who wish to attend a CHIA-sponsored educational program and who, without this assistance, would be unable to do so due to financial limitations.
Thank You Student Volunteers
A special thank you to all of the Student Members who volunteered at this year's CHIA Convention. The student members helped staff the registration desk, monitored meeting rooms, answered attendee questions, and so much more. The efforts of the student volunteers helped to make the CHIA Convention such a huge success!
CHIA Convention & Exhibit
Sunday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 14 - Sacramento
Leadership as Practice: A Personal Coaching Approach
Wednesday, July 12 - LIVE Webinar
Pediatric and Neonatal Quality Indicators
Tuesday, July 18 - LIVE Webinar
AHIMA AOE Symposium
Saturday, July 29 - Wednesday, Aug 2 - Anaheim
The New Healthcare Consumer's Impact on Hospitals
Wednesday, Aug 23 - LIVE Webinar
HIPAA Hot Topics and Current Events
Tuesday, Aug 29 - LIVE Webinar
Obamacare (ACA) Risk Adjustment Audits
Wednesday, Sep 13 - LIVE Webinar
Annual ICD-10 Updates
Tuesday, Sept 26 - South Site TBD
Wednesday, Sept  27 - North Site TBD