Committee Descriptions

UHIMA Committee member – If you are interested in gaining more experience in HIM while reaping the benefits of working with a other HIM professionals, then you should consider volunteering for one of the UHIMA committees!  The level of involvement will depend upon available time, interests, and your experience.

Communication Committee
  • Serve as one of the webmasters maintaining the UHIMA web site
  • Create content for web site
  • Edit documents submitted for the web site
  • Assist in publishing and testing the web site
Nominating Committee
  • Help plan the holiday party
  • Contact UHIMA members to place name on the ballot
  • Send letters of confirmation to candidates for accepting nomination and request each candidate to submit their bibliography
  • Help prepare the UHIMA ballot for distribution to voting members
  • Assist in the installation ceremony of the new officers at the Annual Business meeting
Program Committee Chair
  • Contact speakers for spring and fall meetings
  • Coordinate and receive registration for meetings
  • Take registration and payments at the meetings
  • Help design brochures
  • Prepare and tabulate the evaluation forms from the meetings
  • Coordinate the continuing education certificates (i.e., printing, filling them out, etc.)
  • Prepare and mail speaker confirmation letters
  • Prepare and mail thank you letters for speakers
Marketing Committee
  • Become a speaker and classroom presenter for high school and college classes.
  • Design materials for our display booth for marketing and education events.
  • Write newsletters and/or other promotional materials.
  • Orchestrate career and promotional events.
  • Assist with career days and career fairs.
  • Disseminate updated educational materials.
  • Design electronic bulletin boards for high school career centers.
  • Assist with the design of the display board for events.
  • Arrange available times and locations for myPHR presentations.
  • Become a myPHR presenter.
  • Assist with promiting HIT Recognition Week.
  • Promote the HIM profession within our community.
Membership Committee
  • Monitor proposed state legislation and regulation changes
  • Monitor proposed federal legislation and regulation changes
  • Monitor regulator links from the web site
Coding Roundtable Committee
  • Participate in Coding Roundtable by answering coding questions