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Recognize an Outstanding Health Information Educator

Nominations are open through May 31 for the AHIMA Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) Making Dreams Come True award to recognize a health information educator who has made a difference in students' lives. An awardee will be selected and receive the award at the Virtual AOE21 Symposium, taking place July 26–28.

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May 10, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: Patient ID Now framework

Kate McFadyen, MA, director of government affairs at AHIMA, discusses the new Patient ID Now framework and its broader implications for improving patient identification and healthcare on a national level.

HI Pitch Podcast

May 3, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: Gearing Up for AHIMA’s Grace & Triumph Awards 

On this episode of HI Pitch, Laura Shue, MPA, CHDA, CPHIMS, chair of the Triumph Awards Committee, and Diana Flood, MS, RHIA, CMHP, chair of the Grace Awards Committee, discuss the upcoming Grace and Triumph awards, as well as important information regarding nomination applications.


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April 28, 2021

Interoperability Is Catching FHIR

How payers can strengthen their ability to securely share and leverage health data on the road to Cures Act compliance.


Merida Johns

April 27, 2021

Success Requires a Shot of Emotional Intelligence

Many studies support that it is not skill or knowledge that separates effective from nominal performance. Instead, it is low emotional intelligence that separates the unsuccessful from the highly successful.


April 26, 2021

Have You Considered a Career in the Field of Healthcare Data and Analytics?

Healthcare data and analytics is one of the fastest growing job markets as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and accelerated digitization of healthcare services.


Sue Bowman

April 21, 2021

CMS and CDC/NCHS Discuss Possible Biannual ICD-10-CM/PCS Code Implementation Dates

The ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee met March 9-10 this year to discuss proposals for new or modified ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes.


April 19, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: AHIMA Joins G20 HDP

On this episode of HI Pitch, Lauren Riplinger, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, offers an in-depth look at the G20 Health & Development Partnership (G20HDP), an influential policy organization AHIMA recently joined.

Laurie A. Rinehart-Thompson

April 15, 2021

The Diversity of HIM Graduate Job Opportunities and the Skills Necessary for Post-Grad SuccessEducation: Where Does It Get Us?

There are myriad departments and opportunities within hospitals for which the HIM skill set is well suited.

Lauren Riplinger

April 13, 2021

Under the Dome: AHIMA Public Policy Statement on Affordability

In this Under the Dome column, Lauren Riplinger, JD, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, discusses AHIMA's public policy statement on affordability. 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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April 12, 2021

AHIMA Releases New Policy Statement on Affordability

A policy statement on the subject of affordability has been approved by AHIMA’s Board of Directors.


Ellen S. Karl

April 8, 2021

Education: Where Does It Get Us?

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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April 7, 2021

AHIMA Submits Comments on Code Proposals

AHIMA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics on code proposals discussed at the March ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting.



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July 26-28, 2021 | Virtual Event

Assembly on Education Symposium

Health information leaders attend the Assembly on Education (AOE) Symposium to guide the future of health information education. Our shared knowledge empowers students to uncover opportunities to impact health.

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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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