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November 10th, 2009
Texas State's Biederman honored with award


Associate professor and chair of the Health Information Management (HIM) Program at Texas State, Sue Biederman, was recently honored as one of two top educators in her field by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Biederman was the recipient of the AHIMA Foundation Triumph Award, recognizing professionals for outstanding accomplishments in health information management. The awards were presented at a conference in Grapevine.

Biederman received the award for her dedication to advancing her students’ skills both in the classroom and in the workplace. She was particularly recognized for helping to develop the first online HIM administrative program in Texas and for initiating the development of an HIM Reseach Institute to assist in workforce preparation.

She joined the Texas State HIM Program faculty in 1980 and was named chair of the program in 1984. She is a past president of the Texas Health Information Management Association.

The American Health Information Management Association represents 53,000 specially education HIM professionals in the United States and world wide. They are committed to promoting and advocating for effective standards in health information as well as high quality research and the use of best practices.

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