Are Educational and Training Programs in IFHIMA Countries Ready to Transition to ICD-11?

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On May 22, 2019
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The Current State of Global Clinical Coding Education and Training: Are Educational and Training Programs in IFHIMA Countries Ready to Transition to ICD-11?   Dr. Mervat Abdelhak and a graduate student from the Department of Health Information Management (HIM) at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. are conducting a research study to assess […]
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Why You Need to Write for Your Profession

  • Posted by Ifhima Admin
  • On January 29, 2019
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Writing to advance your career and credibility, as well as the HIM profession, is important.  IFHIMA hopes our members will be energized by the recent Journal of AHIMA article ” Why You Need to Write for Your Profession”, by Ryan Sandefer, PhD, and Amy Watters, EdD, RHIA, FAHIMA.  The article explores many reasons to publish, and […]
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Advancing Health Information Governance: a Global Imperative

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On November 9, 2017
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The International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA) announces the availability of a new white paper – Advancing Information Governance: a Global Imperative – that discusses the fundamental steps to be taken to ensure success in information governance. This paper also includes pragmatic case studies that show how several organizations have achieved IG success while addressing […]
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IFHIMA – Organizing a World of HIM

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On October 3, 2016
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WHAT TO EXPECT OUT OF THE 2016 IFHIMA CONGRESS By Lorraine Fernandes, RHIA; Angelika Haendel, MA; Marci Macdonald, CHIM; Lorraine Nicholson, FHRIM; Margaret Skurka, MS, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA; and Yukiko Yokobori, HIM Click here to open the PDF file
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Re-establishment of the national Health Information Management Association of India (HIMA)

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On November 9, 2015
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We are delighted to report that India has re-established the national Health Information Management Association of India (HIMA). We congratulate Dr. Mogli and his team to this great achievement. Moreover, with great pleasure we announce that HIMA conducts its First National Conference in December 2015. For more information please see the attached brochure or visit […]
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Release of final international curricula competencies

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On July 15, 2015
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The Global Health Workforce Council (GHWC), in collaboration with AHIMA and IFHIMA, has released final curricula competencies for Health Information Management (HIM), Health Informatics (HI), and Health Information and Communication Technologies (HICT). These competencies are intended for use in academic programming across the globe in support of creating a capable and qualified workforce to ensure […]
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Launching of the Saudi Health Information Management Association (SHIMA)

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On April 14, 2015
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Saudi Arabia is pleased to announce the formation of a health information association. The photo was taken after the Inauguration of SHIMA in presence of The Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions (CBAHI) seniors, SHIMA seniors and AHIMA senior delegates: The photo included senior staff from CBAHI, AHIMA, and SHIMA namely: Dr. Salim […]
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BHIMA 2015: Call for Papers

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On April 7, 2015
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Barbados Health Information Management Association (BHIMA) Biennial Conference 2015 >>> read more >>> General Information & Conference Registration >>> read more >>>
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IFHIMA to Manage International Examination for Morbidity Coders

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On April 3, 2015
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IFHIMA is proud to announce that it has accepted the request from the WHO-Family of International Classifications Education and Implementation Committee ( WHO-FIC EIC) to manage the International Examination for Morbidity Coders during 2015. The exam has been in existence since 2008 and has been pilot tested in six countries. This international examination is not […]
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Obituary to U. Hoffmann

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On September 21, 2014
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Dear IFHIMA Colleagues and Friends, We are saddened to report that Ulli Hoffmann passed away 10 September at the age of 79. As many colleagues and members will know, from 1992 – 1996 Ulli Hoffmann from Germany was President of the International Federation of Health Record Organizations – IFHRO (now the International Federation of Health […]
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