Awards

Do you know a Rising Star, want to recognize a KHIMA member for their mentoring ability, or perhaps you would like to recognize a KHIMA member for their outstanding contributions to our profession?

Now is the time to recognize and acknowledge those extraordinary people that we work with. KHIMA offers a way for you to take the opportunity to recognize others. There is no better time than the present to take a minute and nominate someone (including yourself) for doing an extraordinary job. The KHIMA awards description and application form is attached.

Honoring Leadership in the Field

Outstanding Member Award

For a member with a long and extraordinary record of service to the profession. KHIMA’s highest honor.

Champion Award

For advancing KHIMA’s leadership position in the health information management field.

Volunteer Award

For outstanding volunteer leadership in an KHIMA organization at the national, state, or local level.

Rewarding Contributions that Build the Knowledge Base

Achievement Award

For groundbreaking work that will help lead our field into the next century. For pioneering a significant and creative innovation in HIM practice, or for advancing the state-of-the-art in computer-based patient records or publishing information about an important breakthrough.

Recognizing Excellence in Preparing Future HIM Professionals

New Frontier Award

For a gifted student, training to become an HIM professional, who shows great capacity for significant accomplishment in the field.

Rising Star Award

For a promising newcomer to the field who demonstrates exceptional motivation, capability, and leadership potential.

Encouraging Fresh Talent and New Leadership

Motivator Award

For excellence in teaching future HIM professionals in a degree-granting program, for exemplary contribution to the careers of new HIM professionals through outstanding clinical supervision of students, or for a long record of encouraging students and colleagues to become all they can be and helping them find ways to achieve their best.

Previous Award Winners

New Frontier

Champion
2014No nomination/selection
2014No nomination/selection
2013No nomination/selection
2013Mary Ricke
2012No nomination/selection
2012Betty Lanzrath
2011No nomination/selection
2011No nomination/selection
2010No nomination/selection
2010No nomination/selection
2009No nomination/selection
2009Loretta Horton
2008No nomination/selection
2008No nomination/selection
2007Jacqueline Ritchey
2007Linda Simon
2006Christina Ward
2006Hutchinson Community College Program, The University of Kansas Program, and Washburn University Program
2005Shelia Dacy
2005Chad Austin
2004Erin Frazier
2004No nomination/selection
2003No nomination/selection
2003Larry Schaffer
2002No nomination/selection
2002Don Kellogg
2001Anita Arkeketa
2001Thomas Bell
2000Diane Dukat
2000Richard Miller
1999Todd Privat
1999Voice Products





Outstanding Member

Rising Star
2014No nomination/selection
2014Victoria Lauseng
2013No nomination/selection
2013Taryn Schraad
2012Preston Sauers
2012Carrie Potter
2011No nomination/selection
2011No nomination/selection
2010Don Kellogg
2010No nomination/selection
2009Deloris Farthing
2009Preston Sauers
2008No nomination/selection
2008No nomination/selection
2007No nomination/selection
2007Laura Schneider
2006Karl Koob
2006Mary Segebrecht
2005Donna Vineyard
2005No nomination/selection
2004No nomination/selection
2004Catherine Diggs
2003Brenda Olson
2003Jenna Niklas
2002Nikki Adams
2002Jenna Niklas
2001Betty Margueling
2001No nomination/selection
2000Jane Ford
2000Cheryl Wenger
1999Janet Jilka
1999Cristina Gonzalez
1998Marlene Sheets
1997No nomination/selection
1996Brenda Olson
1995No nomination/selection
1994Matt Price
1993Elaine O'Bleness
1992Betty Lanzreth
1991Teresa Eddy
1990Joe Gillespie
1989Donna Vineyard
1987No nomination/selection
1986Karen Schuvie





Motivator

Achievement
2014Don Kellogg
2013Brenda Olson
2013Kourtni Rapp
2012Brenda Olson & Peggy Marlar
2012Kathie Henton
2011No nomination/selection
2011No nomination/selection
2010No nomination/selection
2010No nomination/selection
2009Karl Koob
2009Elaine Prouty & Andy Aitken
2008No nomination/selection
2008No nomination/selection
2007No nomination/selection
2007No nomination/selection
2006Loretta Horton
2006Sandra Johnston
2005Deloris Farthing
2005Margaret Gillen & Cathy Diggs
2004No nomination/selection
2004Karl Koob
2003Ann Nowlin
2003Betty Lanzrath
2002No nomination/selection
2002Loretta Horton
2001Don Kellogg
2001Sheila Hammonds
2000Debbie Zinn
2000Rebecca Hageman
1999Joe Gillespie
1999Alice Junghans





Volunteer

2013No nomination/selection
2012Stephanie Costello
2011No nomination/selection
2010No nomination/selection
2009Yvonne Graham
2008No nomination/selection
2007DeAnne Bloomquist
2006Donald Kellogg
2005Janet Jilka
2004No nomination/selection
2003No nomination/selection
2002Donna Vineyard
2001No nomination/selection
2000Nikki Adams
1999Cathy Holmes