American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals. AHIMA's more than 57,000 members are dedicated to the effective management of personal health information required to deliver quality healthcare to the public.

www.ahima.org

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Overview


Founded in 1928 to improve the quality of medical records, AHIMA is committed to advancing the HIM profession in an increasingly electronic and global environment through leadership in advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning. Quality information is essential to all aspects of today's healthcare system. Health information management (HIM) is the body of knowledge and practice that ensures the availability of health information to facilitate real-time healthcare delivery and critical health-related decision making for multiple purposes across diverse organizations, settings, and disciplines.


AHIMA is not involved in the endorsement of, or selection of, any of the EHR systems featured on the AmericanEHR Partners website.


Membership


Active Membership is available to individuals interested in the AHIMA purpose and willing to abide by the Code of Ethics. Active Members in good standing shall be entitled to all membership privileges including the right to vote. Student Membership is available to any currently enrolled student that satisfies one of these conditions:



Society events/conferences


ICD-10 Online Training Pathways: http://ahima.org/ContinuingEd/Campus/courseinfo/ICD10

AHIMA’s conferences and events: http://www.ahima.org/events/default.aspx

AHIMA’s store featuring products and resources: https://www.ahimastore.org

AHIMA’s Practice Resources: http://www.ahima.org/resources/default.aspx

AHIMA’s Certification information: http://www.ahima.org/certification/default.aspx