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Vice President of Barry Libman Inc., Wins 2011 MaHIMA Champion Award

Awarded for tirelessly supporting the HIM profession by advancing MaHIMA’s mission
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

MASSACHUSETTS – January 30, 2012 – Susan Pepple, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Barry Libman Inc., has been given the prestigious MaHIMA (Massachusetts Health Information Management Association) Champion Award. The award honors those whose long-term and enthusiastic support of MaHIMA and the Health Information Management profession has advanced MaHIMA’s capacity to achieve its mission and advanced HIM practice.

The MaHIMA Champion Award was presented to Pepple January 27 at the association’s annual winter meeting held at the Holiday Inn in Woburn, Massachusetts.  A full day of HIM-related technical sessions was supplemented by the presenting of this award.   150 people were on hand to see the event.

“We are very appreciative of Susan Pepple’s contributions to MaHIMA, and to HIM in general,” said Mary Radley, president of MAHIMA. “Her work is regularly characterized by going the extra mile to help the HIM profession thrive – both as a volunteer in the   Massachusetts association, and with individuals as they work to achieve their professional goals.”

“I am humbled and honored to be the recipient of the MaHIMA Champion Award” said Pepple at the award ceremony. “It has been a pleasure to collaborate with so many gifted and talented professionals as we work to meet the challenges of managing our volunteer association within this dynamic industry of healthcare.”

Pepple currently oversees Barry Libman Inc.’s expansion of services to include online education for the health information management professional.  She has been a Vice President at Barry Libman Inc. since its founding in 1998. Pepple is a graduate of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (MCRP’80) and Southwest Missouri State University


The Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) supports the provision of high quality medical care in Massachusetts through the effective management of personal health information.

MaHIMA keeps Health Information Management professionals up-to-date on important issues and dynamic changes affecting their workplace and their profession through MaHIMA's extensive calendar of educational sessions. MaHIMA members find a network of peers throughout the state to ask questions, raise concerns and share best practices. MaHIMA is an effective advocate for changes to Massachusetts laws and administrative rules affecting personal health information.


About Barry Libman Inc.

Barry Libman Inc. provides medical record coding, audit, and educational services to the Health Information Management departments of healthcare institutions.   Barry Libman Inc. offers the right-mix of online and classroom education to ensure that the HIM professional is prepared to handle changes in the medical record coding systems and the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS.