Health Information Management (HIM) in Data Management
HIM professionals play a critical role in managing an organization’s data. These roles range from analyzing and reporting data to assuring data quality and completeness of data content.
Sample job descriptions for data management roles include:
Data Content Standards Leadership Model
The challenges associated with maintaining high quality data in electronic information environments require a clear understanding of data content standards and effective coordination and management of the organization’s data requirements. As experts in the management and use of health records and secondary data, HIM professionals should serve as leaders in healthcare organizations and their professional community, ensuring that data content standards are identified, understood, implemented, and managed.
Data Content Standards Leadership Model in Adobe PDF
Data Content Standards Leadership Model in Microsoft Word
The AHIMA Leadership Models for E-HIM® provide a comprehensive framework and suite of tools that educate and guide HIM professionals to visualize, initiate and lead specific HIM domain initiatives at institutional, regional, and national levels.
Find a Mentor
mentor to advance and grow your skills. Experts with subject matter expertise in a variety of topics are available in the ACE Directory. Some data management topics, for example include:
- Health data analysis and quality
- EHR Data standards
- EHR interoperability
- Quality management
The ACE (Action Community for Excellence) Director allows you to search members of ACE by name, job level, job setting, state, or by subject. Make yourself available to the HIM profession by taking the ACE Challenge