Upcoming Workshops and Events

Health Insurance 202:

Meet the SHIMA Board and Volunteers/



Health Insurance 202:

Phillip J. Haas

Clinical Associate Professor in the Master of Health Administration Program at the University of Washington. Until retiring in 2012, he served as Network Market Head for Aetna Life Insurance Company with responsibility of network management and provider relations for Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Idaho. He previously held positions as Administrator-Payer Relations at Valley Medical Center in Renton, WA; Executive Director of Virginia Mason Health Plan President/CEO of First Choice Health Network.

He serves on the board of directors of Pacific Vascular Inc. He has served on the governing bodies of Group Health Cooperative Association of Washington; Healthcare Plans Washington Vaccine Association; St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral; First Choice Health Network and Washington State Health Insurance Pool.

He received his B.A. from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and is a Life Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.


9:00am - Registration Opens
9:50am - Introductions 
10:00am - Program Begins

About the Event: This event will shed light on 

                                 the evolving politics,                                                       economics  and jargon of                                              health reform. 

Details: Main Public Auditorium (VTC) 

                  Seattle Children's Hospital

                   4800 Sand Point Way NE             

                   Seattle, WA 98105

Parking : Park in the upper cafeteria garage,

                accessible through the  River entrance.

Check in at the security point to get your name tag.

CEUs: 2 credits (Domain: External Forces)


Saturday October 12th 

9:00am - 1:00pm

Seattle Children's Hospital: Main Public Auditorium

SHIMA Members get to attend our once-a- year Membership

Appreciation Workshop for FREE as a token of our appreciation.

THANK YOU for all of your support!

Join us, learn, and network!

Student: $5.00 Professional: $20.00

P.O. Box 95264
Seattle, WA