ILHIMA Vision Statement
The Illinois Health Information Management Association will set the standard and be the recognized leader in health information management practice, education, and advocacy in Illinois.
ILHIMA Mission Statement
As the membership organization of health information management professionals, the Illinois Health Information Management Association fosters the professional development of its members through education and life long learning. These commitments promote quality health information for the benefit of the public, the health care consumers, providers and other users of clinical data.
ILHIMA is a component state association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals worldwide. Serving 52 affiliated component state associations and more than 71,000 members, it is recognized as the leading source of “HIM knowledge,” a respected authority for rigorous professional education and training.
Founded in 1928 to improve health record quality, AHIMA has played a leadership role in the effective management of health data and medical records needed to deliver quality healthcare to the public.