Harris Data Integrity Solutions’ Megan Pruente Receives AHIMA Triumph Award

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, October 06, 2023.

Harris Data Integrity Solutions’ Megan Pruente Receives AHIMA Triumph Award

Pruente’s work with HIM students and young professionals recognized with AHIMA’s Community Support: Mentor Award.

Niagara Falls, N.Y. – October 5, 2023 – Harris Data Integrity Solutions, the leading provider of best-in-class patient data integrity services and software, announced today that its Director of Professional Services, Megan Pruente, MPH, RHIA, was honored by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) with its Community Service: Mentor Award. Part of AHIMA’s prestigious Triumph Awards, the Mentor Award honors those who have transformed the lives of new and emerging health information professionals and launched them toward new horizons.

“We are so proud of Megan, whose dedication to the HIM profession inspires all of us who are fortunate enough to work with and know her,” said Lora Hefton, Executive Vice President of Harris Data Integrity Solutions. “This recognition by AHIMA is well deserved and is testament to her tireless efforts to advance the next generation of HIM professionals and ensure the future of this profession.”

The AHIMA Triumph Awards recognize those who have made a difference in the health information profession, honoring industry leaders, rewarding contributions that build the profession's knowledge base, recognizing excellence in preparing future professionals and encouraging fresh talent and new leadership. The Community Service: Mentor Award honors individuals or groups with long records of encouraging individuals to realize their full potential or have helped them find ways to achieve their best.

Pruente, who has been with Harris Data Integrity Solutions and its predecessor, Just Associates Inc., for more than a decade, is passionate about mentoring HIM students and supporting emerging HIM professionals. This includes overseeing practicum experiences, seeking opportunities to support young professionals in gaining real world experiences, and connecting mentees to various AHIMA and/or component association workgroups, initiatives, and activities to network and give back. She also regularly supports mentees in obtaining AHIMA credentials or continuing education in HIM.

“I am honored to be recognized by AHIMA for my work with budding health information professionals,” said Pruente. “It is a vibrant profession that plays an important but often understated role in healthcare. Ensuring that our next generation of health information professionals has the tools and support they need to advance HIM is something I’m passionate about, and to have my work recognized in such a prestigious way is humbling.”

Learn more about Harris Data Integrity Solutions’ talented team of patient identity experts and innovative software solutions designed to maintain patient data integrity in Booth #532 at the upcoming AHIMA23 conference.

About Harris Data Integrity Solutions

Harris Data Integrity Solutions delivers industry-leading data integrity services and software to reduce duplicate medical records and minimize the ongoing cost of maintaining quality patient data. Created by the integration of two data integrity powerhouses, Just Associates, Inc. and QuadraMed® Corporation, Harris Data Integrity Solutions offers the unparalleled depth and breadth of industry expertise and the commitment to ongoing innovation necessary to meet the changing needs of patients and healthcare organizations. Designed to address the broad spectrum of challenges associated with patient matching and data integrity, its suite of advanced technology solutions and services includes CuraMatch™ automated duplicate resolution, SmartIX™ Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) and MPI Clean-up Services. For more information, visit www.harrisdataintegritysolutions.com.

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