Cortnie Simmons, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, PMP | Project Management is for the HIM professional TOO! In today’s health care environment, much of the HIM professional’s role increasingly includes being a member of a project team. Often we find that other professionals are leading projects that heavily impact the HIM environment. HIM professionals are equipped with the skills and resources to successfully manage these various projects (that involve Health Information Management). While the HIM skill set lends itself to effective project management, using a few basic project management tools will better position you to be a successful project leader in your healthcare environment.