Learning Center

The Learning Center provides educational materials and informative articles for health records/health information management professionals around the world. Included in this Center are IFHIMA and our member nation webcasts, the IFHIMA Learning Modules and articles.

COVID-19 Webcast

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IFHIMA is pleased to share the webcast recording from our May 2020 webcast “IFHIMA COVID-19 Survey Results.”  This recording and the questions participants shared during the webcasts are a culmination of the survey work conducted in late March through mid April 2020. We thank the IFHIMA members for their strong participation and rich comments shared.

Goals for the COVID-19 survey:

    • Understand what potentially modified HIM practices and priorities are in our member nations, and individual member countries, in reaction to COVID 19.
    • Define differences in previous state vs current state, on a national or regional basis, if relevant and appropriate.
    • Document and review our findings based upon individual responses that will be aggregated, and use quote if appropriate to add human interest and a storyline.
    • Create an IFHIMA “story” based upon the findings in an expeditious fashion, i.e. so they can be presented to the membership in May.

Learning Modules

The educational modules available below are designed and provided by IFHIMA as educational resources to provide opportunities for education and communication between persons working in the field of health records/information management around the world. Adherence to the guidelines and other information contained in the modules is completely voluntary and does not necessarily assure a successful outcome. Nor should this information be considered inclusive of all proper policies and procedures or exclusive of others reasonably directed to obtaining the same results.

IFHIMA makes no guarantee of the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information contained in the modules, and shall not be liable for any decision made in reliance on this information.

PLEASE NOTE:  The IFHIMA Board and dedicated volunteer HIM Professionals around the globe, are to be thanked for their work throughout 2018, to update the Education Modules as presented.  Updates reflect the ever evolving health information management profession and global health care delivery, which is also in a constant state of evolution and change.  The HIM community appreciates your efforts and support of your international federation!

Marci MacDonald, CHIM

IFHIMA President 2016 – 2019


Education Modules for Basic Health Records Practice