Health Information Management - Resources
Resources for Health Information Management Technicians
AHIMA is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals worldwide. Serving 52 affiliated component state associations and more than 103,000 health information professionals, it is recognized as the leading source of "HIM knowledge," a respected authority for rigorous professional education and training.
The Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM) is an AHIMA commission dedicated to assuring the competency of professionals practicing HIIM. CCHIIM serves the public by establishing, implementing, and enforcing standards and procedures for certification and recertification of HIIM professionals. CCHIIM provides strategic oversight of all AHIMA certification programs. This standing commission of AHIMA is empowered with the sole and independent authority in all matters pertaining to both the initial certification and ongoing recertification (certification maintenance) of HIIM professionals.
The Houston Area Health Information Management Association (HAHIMA) is a resource for local HIM Professionals to obtain information.
The Texas Health Information Management Association (TxHIMA) is a component state association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). TxHIMA advances health information management through professional development, recognition and member engagement.
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