From the International Medical Informatics Association

IFHIMA Congress and Global News; AHIMA Changes and Congress

The International Federation of Health Information Management (IFHIMA –, formerly known as IFHRO, has announced that their next triennial Congress will be held in Montreal, Canada on May 13-15, 2013. Full information will become available in due course at

IFHIMA supports national associations and health record professionals to implement and improve health records, and the systems which support them.

IFHIMA’s “Global News” newsletter (current and past issues) is available at The latest issue (August 2011 –pdf) contains a range of articles relating to health records/information management in different countries.

IFHIMA is an Affiliate Member of IMIA and is entitled to be represented at the IMIA General Assembly.

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has recently appointed a new CEO, Lynne Thomas Gordon, MBA, RHIA, FACHE. Full information on the full Board of Directors of AHIMA is at  The 83rd AHIMA Convention & Exhibit finished today in Salt Lake City, USA (see Reports from the event are at

AHIMA is a Corporate Institutional Member of IMIA.

October 6, 2011 - Posted by | AHIMA, IFHIMA | , ,

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