About Us

The Indiana Health Information Management Association (IHIMA) is a non-profit healthcare professional association representing over 2,000-credentialed Hoosiers. IHIMA is an affiliate with American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Component State Association. Our purpose is to commit to excellence in the management of health information for the benefit of patients and providers.

AHIMA/IHIMA Values

  • QUALITY – Demonstrated by an abiding commitment to innovation, relevance and value in programs, products and services.
  • INTEGRITY – Demonstrated by openness in decision-making, honesty in communication and activity, and ethical practices that earn trust and support collaboration.
  • RESPECT – Demonstrated by appreciation of the value of differing perspectives; enjoyable experiences; courteous interaction; and celebration of achievements that advance our common cause.
  • LEADERSHIP – Demonstrated by visionary thinking; decisions responsive to membership and mission; and accountability for actions and outcomes.

Our core services to provide our members:

  • An Annual Meeting for continuing education, networking and self promotion
  • Continuing education programs relating to HIM practice topics that include coding through out the year
  • An annual financial report to members
  • Ongoing member communications through our Website, IN Engage Community, Social Media sites, State and Regional meetings and workshops.
  • Recruitment and Retention activities for members and students
  • A legislative and regulatory advocate for Indiana

Mission

IHIMA leads the advancement of quality health information to impact health in Indiana.

Vision

IHIMA will be the recognized leader advancing trusted health information in Indiana by connecting people, systems, and ideas.

2019-2020 Strategic Priority

Informatics and Analytics, Information Governance (IG), Emerging Pathways (Creating pathways for health information professionals to roles of the future), Connecting Consumers to Their Health Information, Leadership (Advocacy), and Communications (Member and Student Engagement).