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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 71,000 members, it is recognized as the leading source of "HIM knowledge," a respected authority for rigorous professional education and training.



    This white paper describes findings from the first major survey of information governance practices at healthcare organizations. This landmark study, prepared by Cohasset Associates in conjunction with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), evaluates and quantifies the state of information governance (IG) maturity and effectiveness, while explicitly addressing the information challenges facing the healthcare industry. More »

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  • The Diversity of HIM Graduate Job Opportunities and the Skills Necessary for Post-Grad Success April 15, 2021 11:57am

    There are myriad departments and opportunities within hospitals for which the HIM skill set is well suited.
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  • AHIMA Public Policy Statement on Affordability April 13, 2021 3:27pm

    As the cost of care rises, policymakers have increasingly focused on the need for greater transparency in healthcare prices and health plan coverage.
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  • Education: Where Does It Get Us? April 8, 2021 4:32pm

    In today’s healthcare arena, the requirements for educated professionals have increased dramatically. But the field of health information management has not kept pace.
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  • Improving ICD-10-CM Coding for Social Determinants of Health April 6, 2021 4:02pm

    Ensuring adequate capture of SDOH information is essential for improving healthcare quality and reduce costs.
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  • How the Wizard of Oz Can Teach Personal Accountability in Today’s HIM World April 1, 2021 12:28pm

    How do the strengths of a clinical professional complement the strengths of an HIM professional or a revenue cycle team member, creating a stronger team than any one of them could create on their own?
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  • Digital Release of Information: It’s Easier Than You Think [Sponsored] April 1, 2021 2:07am

    If there’s anything that banking and other industries have taught us, it’s this: In the not-too-distant future, digital ROI won’t be a choice.
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