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Update: AHIMA Access Coming Soon 

Access is now in an extended beta period as we work to enhance its user experience. We remain excited to introduce you to AHIMA Access. What’s Access? Access is an up to date, modern, robust digital community platform where members can engage with AHIMA, fellow HI professionals, and other content.


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The AHIMA21 Virtual Conference, taking place September 20–22, is being designed with you in mind. Sign up for updates and be the first to learn about our speakers and sessions. In the meantime, consider submitting a presentation proposal on how your work with health data positively impacts the lives and communities of patients. The submission deadline is March 12.
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February 25, 2021

Understanding the Eight Exceptions to Information Blocking

Embedded within the rules of the 21st Century Cures Act are eight exceptions that empower providers to deny EHI requests without being tagged as information blockers.

Jeannine Cain

February 24, 2021

HIM: The Journey to the Best Seat in Healthcare

While HIM professionals have much in common with each other, each person’s professional journey is unique. To better understand these journeys, I interviewed my colleagues and compiled their insights in anticipation of Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week coming up April 18-24.


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February 19, 2021

The Compliance Clock is Ticking on ONC’s 21st Century Cures Act Regulations

April 5 marks a transformative day in healthcare data exchange. Here’s what health information professionals need to know.

Patrice Spath, MA, RHIT

February 16, 2021

Does Your Accountability System Need a Tune-up?

Whether staff are working remotely or physically present in the department, effective communication is needed to ensure that everyone is aware of and expected to fulfill their job responsibilities.


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February 15, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: Mark Dietz Leadership Series

Diann Smith, past-chair of the AHIMA Foundation Board, and Anisa Tootla, executive director of the AHIMA Foundation, tell leaders about what to expect from this exciting new series and the donation that made it possible.


Penny M. Crow

February 10, 2021

The Importance of Showing Up

Our passion is to help leaders think differently to lead differently. In this essay, we share some of the lessons we have learned along our healthcare leadership journeys. Your HIM experience can prevent many mishaps and minimize chaos in your organization. You are valuable, so remember to show up!


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February 10, 2021

Five Strategies for Your Organization’s Information Blocking Plan

This AHIMA checklist includes five strategies designed to help HIM professionals build compliance infrastructure, spark inter-departmental collaboration, and create implementation templates customized to your organization.



March 24–25, 2021 | Virtual Event

2021 AHIMA Middle East Conference: Creating Impact and Success with Quality Data

AHIMA has helped chart the future of healthcare in the Middle East since 2016. Health information is at the core of every patient interaction and paves the way forward for healthcare transformation. 

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Job Board

Find your next job on the Career Assist Job Board. AHIMA members receive early access to job postings and priority listing in employer searches.


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Journal of AHIMA

Health information is critical to healthcare evolution. Join the conversation as we explore leading trends in the industry.  Subscription to AHIMA’s online Journal is included with membership.


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HIM Body of Knowledge

The HIM Body of Knowledge provides resources and tools to advance health information professional practice and standards for the delivery of quality healthcare.


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