About Us

The Virginia Health Information Management Association (VHIMA) is the membership organization of Health Information Management professionals and is the Component State Association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).  AHIMA is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals worldwide. Serving 52 affiliated component state associations and more than 103,000 health information professionals, it is recognized as the leading source of “HIM knowledge,” a respected authority for rigorous professional education and training.

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.