PHIMA Advocacy e-Alert — January 14, 2022

Advocacy and Change: It takes all of us!

Submitted by Gabrielle Wenger, RHIT, CPC, CAISS, CSTR-PHIMA Advocacy/Legislative Chair

As we begin 2022, let’s take a look at a few of PHIMA and AHIMA advocacy efforts from the past year:

Now, what can you do?

If you aren’t sure you know “how” to advocate, there is opportunity to learn!

Start here with AHIMA’s Advocacy Training Modules.

And consider registering for this year’s AHIMA Advocacy Summit!

This year’s virtual summit will take place on March 28-29 – Your voice and your story are critical in advocating directly to your lawmakers for federal legislative issues impacting patients and healthcare.

Registration for the Virtual Advocacy Summit is $99 for members only and attendees can earn CEUs. View the 2-Day schedule of events.

For questions about the Summit or technical assistance, email us at

For questions or interest in volunteering with PHIMA in Advocacy or any area, please contact Stephanie Donovan at

And before you go, take a look at AHIMA’s video highlighting three ways our work together made a difference in patient lives in 2021:

Thank you for all you do for patients in Pennsylvania!