Mengistu M Hika

Biography:Mengistu M Hika: is a seasoned Health Information Management Professional with over twenty years of experience in healthcare systems as well as in a global partnership within across-cultural diversity platform. As Health Information Management Director, Coding & Clinical Documentation Improvement Management, he executed several projects and achievements in acute care facilities as well as educating HIM professional in academia. Educational backgrounds:

  • Master of Health Information Management System (MHIS) - Loam Linda University, Loma Linda, California
  • Baccalaureate degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) - Augsburg Collage, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Associates Applied Science of Pharmacy Technology - Century College, White Bear Lake, Minnesota
  • Associate Degree of Nursing - Los Angeles Trade-Tech College, Los Angeles, California
  • Associate Science of Health Information technology - Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California
Credentials & Certificates:
Mengistu M Hika, MHIS, RHIA, CDIP, CHP, CSCS


MHIS – Master of Health Information Management Systems
RHIA – Registered Health Information Administrator
CDIP – Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner
CHP – Certified HIPAA Professional
CSCS – Certified Security & Compliance Specialist