Students Around the World has been established to provide networking opportunities for international students in the field of health records/health information management.
A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
Dear Health Information Management Student,
I’m pleased to welcome you to the IFHIMA website and in particular, to the student web page.
One of the goals of the International Federation of Health Information Management Associations is to support national associations and health information management professionals as they work to implement and improve health record systems in their own countries. We have been an organization since 1968 that brings together various national associations and individual members committed to improving health information management systems worldwide.
One of our most effective ways of improving HIM systems is through the education of our HIM professionals. HIM students are the future of the profession and we want you to be well-equipped for future leadership roles. The need for well-educated HIM professionals is common to all countries in our world. Students from different countries and cultures can always find common ground for discussion and professional debate. I hope this web site encourages your interest in the field, and that it is a positive resource for you to connect with fellow students and professionals around the world.
We welcome your contribution, and discussion.
With best wishes,
Angelika Haendel, M.A.
President, IFHIMA, 2013-2016
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
The University of Louisiana