American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals worldwide. Serving 52 affiliated component state associations and more than 103,000 health information professionals, it is recognized as the leading source of "HIM knowledge," a respected authority for rigorous professional education and training.

Founded in 1928 to improve health record quality, AHIMA has played a leadership role in the effective management of health data and medical records needed to deliver quality healthcare to the public.

AHIMA is taking a lead in advancing informatics, data analytics, and information governance for healthcare while continuing to lead and support world class HIM practices and standards. AHIMA members stay one step ahead through AHIMA’s cutting-edge programs and professional development opportunities, including comprehensive continuing education.

Have you visited AHIMA on ShareCare? Our HIM subject matter experts have prepared numerous resources for consumers, including "Understanding Your Medical Record" and a checklist to help them prepare for a doctor's visit.

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Learn more at the AHIMA website: http://www.ahima.org