The Virginia Health Information Management Association (VHIMA) is the membership organization of Health Information Management professionals and is the Component Association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). AHIMA is a global nonprofit association of health information (HI) professionals with more than 71,000 members and more than 100,000 credentials in the field. The AHIMA mission of empowering people to impact health drives our members and credentialed HI professionals to ensure that health information is accurate, complete, and available to patients and providers. Our leaders work at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and business and are found in data integrity and information privacy job functions worldwide.
VHIMA is committed to excellence through leadership in the management and use of health information, promotes mentoring and education for members and future professionals and provides environment for the promotion of technology to effectively manage information across the continuum of care.
VHIMA membership encompasses all spectrums of the HIM arena – Cancer Registry, Coding, Data Management and Retention, Electronic Medical Record, Release of Information, and Transcription just to name a few. The combined knowledge base of our members is statewide and we are always eager and willing to assist others with our expertise.