Welcome to Spring!

The TAHIMA board wishes everyone a warm and peaceful New Year! We thank you for being a part of this community organization and we look forward to serving you in the best way we can during the next year. Take care everybody!

Next TAHIMA Workshop - Thursday, May 21st 2015

TAHIMA's next scheduled workshop is Thursday, May 21st from 6-8pm at Tacoma Community College in Building 13, room 122. Take note of the new classroom location. See the Events tab for more information.

TCC's Annual HIM Student Spring Leadership Conference - 05/30/2015

The HIT faculty at Tacoma Community College are pleased to announce the 20th Annual HIT Student Leadership Conference organized by the graduating HIT class of 2015. The conference will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 8-4:30 on the main TCC campus. See the Events tab for more information.

Perforamnce Improvement PowerPoint Resource

You can access the powerpoint presentation from Carrie Cordero, RHIA on 5/21. To download the handout, please click here.

'Pneumonia, Pressure Ulcers, and Sepsis Documentation' 'PowerPoint Resource

You can access the powerpoint presentation from Charlene Haslam, CPC, RHIT on 4/16. To download the handout, please click here.

'Living an Inspired Life' PowerPoint Resource

You can access the powerpoint presentation from our fabulous speaker Ghasem Nahvipour on 3/19. To download the handout, please click here.


Calling all students - TAHIMA Needs YOU!

We are looking for 1 tech-savvy student who is interested in helping us keep our members up-to-date through social media. The selected candidate will be responsible for keeping our facebook and LinkedIN accounts updated with membership news and information. Responsibilities require attendance of at least 1 meeting per month and regular communication with board members


This is a great opportunity to network with professionals in the HIM field and showcase your talents.

Interested students should submit a letter of interest to tahimamembership@outlook.com.


AHIMA Meeting Archive: Legislative Review for the ICD-10 Delay

AHIMA presented a free webinar on the "ICD-10 Legislative Review," on April 4, 2014. This webinar recapped the legislative events leading to the 1-year ICD-10 delay in March 2014. Margarita Valdez, AHIMA's Director of Congressional Relations, and Sue Bowman, AHIMA's Senior Director of Coding and Compliance are the presentors.

To access the recorded webinar, please click here.

Affordable ICD-10-CM/PCS Online Training through Tacoma Community College


TCC has a 3-credit course to help coders transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. The course will run during Spring Quarter 2015 (March 30-June 12, 2015). The total cost of the course is $386.52 for Washington State residents and you will receive 30 CEUs (for AHIMA and AAPC) for successful completion of the course.

Please click here to learn more about this affordable continuing education opportunity. Contact Char Gore at cgore@tacomacc.edu for more information on how TCC can assist you in your professional development needs.

2015 TAHIMA Board

Your 2015 TAHIMA Board is listed below. We look forward to another great year!

TAHIMA Email Notification

As of March 2008, TAHIMA has transitioned from physical mailings to email notifications for workshop announcements. If you'd like to be added to our email distribution list, please visit our membership page and fill out the Email Notification form. Also, if you've changed email addresses, please let us know!

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