Improving Lives by supporting health information research, education and professional development

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We strive to be the premiere resource for HIM professionals and the leader in advancing the field.

our impact

The Year in Review:

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of apprentices passed certification exam on their first try

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In the Community:

Donor Testimonials Erin Blume

"I am happy and proud of my education and to be in a field that allows for so many opportunities for career advancement in healthcare."

- Erin Blume, AHIMA Foundation Merit Scholarship

Donor Testimonials Gayle Mitchell

"Throughout my academic and professional careers, I have aimed for excellence. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your believing in me."

- Gayle A. Mitchell, AHIMA Foundation Merit Scholarship

Donor Testimonials Kevin Baldwin

"I feel privileged to be in the health care industry at a time ripe with opportunities to change processes for the betterment of patients and their families."

- Kevin M. Baldwin, AHIMA Foundation Merit Scholarship

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Resources

If Patients Only Knew(1)
The Journal of AHIMA

If Patients Only Knew

Health information professionals talk about their ideas for involving patients in the identity management process. Educating patients on the health risks of misidentification might help them to feel less guarded about sharing additional identifiers when they receive care.

Mobile
Perspectives in Health Information Management

Characteristics of Individuals Using a Patient Portal via Mobile Technology

This study explores characteristics of individuals using a patient portal in Ohio, with a particular focus on those who choose to access the portal via a mobile application.

Icd
Perspectives in Health Information Management

Paving the Way: A Cost and Outcome Evaluation Framework for the Transition from the 10th to the 11th Version of the International Classification of Disease

Countries worldwide, including Canada, need tools for informed decision-making on the adoption of ICD-11.