Health Information Technology Meet & Greet
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Room 236 / Leah Grebner / email@example.com
All Health Information AAS Degree students are encouraged to enroll as student members in the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Students are enrolled as members of the Illinois Component State Association,
Illinois Health Information Management Association (ILHIMA). This membership provides the student with access to:
Valuable peer networking opportunities through the AHIMA Communities of Practice (CoP)
Subscription to the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Health Information Management Association
Eligibility for scholarships through the AHIMA Foundation
Access to Library and HIM Body of Knowledge
Access to the AHIMA Job Bank
Discounts to AHIMA books and products
Standards of the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education require exposing students to the professional organization.
Student membership is $35.00 per year.
Dues can be incorporated into the student’s financial aid package.
The membership application is completed during the student’s enrollment process with the Department Director.
Students are encouraged to renew their membership until graduation. The renewal dues can be incorporated into the student’s financial aid package by individual request.
The Central Illinois Health Information Management Association (CIHIMA) is a regional association, which is separate from AHIMA and ILHIMA. Annual dues for CIHIMA are $10. CIHIMA provides
quarterly educational meetings in Peoria, Normal, and other locations in Central Illinois. The student price to attend CIHIMA meetings is $12.50 for the full day of education.