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September 20–22, 2021 | Virtual Event

AHIMA21 Virtual Conference

Did you miss the live event? On-demand registration opens September 24 at 4 p.m. CT

AHIMA21 is the premier educational event for health information professionals. As advocates and educators in an ever-evolving space, AHIMA's annual conference is where we come together to recharge and continue leading the evolution of healthcare.

AHIMA International is collaborating with Expo Hospital, Chile for the hybrid event October 26-28, 2021. Expo Hospital is the exhibition and conference of medical technology companies, clinical hospital equipment and solutions for the health sector.

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ICD-11: Modernizing ICD for the Digital World

This first in a series of three webinars will cover the evolution of ICD-11. Steps taken by the World Health Organization to modernize ICD are explained including the revision framework, resource suite, and maintenance platform.

ICD-11 Webinar Objectives:

  • Define the content model
  • Breakdown the use and value of the ICD-11 resources
  • Explain the maintenance process

Coming soon | October 2021

Free on-demand webinar

ICD-11: Establishing Flexibility

This second in a 3-part webinar series will explain ICD-11’s core structure. Topics included are multiple parenting in the Foundation, what constitutes a Linearization, and uniform resource identifiers. Its many uses will also be explored such as causes of death, patient safety, and casemix analysis.

ICD-11 Webinar Objectives:

  • Describe the architecture
  • Compare the Foundation to Linearization
  • Identify use cases

Coming soon | November 2021

Free on-demand webinar

ICD-11 MMS: A Glimpse into the Future

The final webinar in the series introduces the ICD-11 linearization for mortality and morbidity or ICD-11 MMS. Key features such as cluster coding are presented. How to search terms using the various tools is demonstrated.

ICD-11 Webinar Objectives:

  • Outline the ICD-11 MMS coding scheme
  • Summarize the ICD-11 MMS key features
  • Apply a search term using the ICD-11 MMS tools

News Update: Press Release

AHIMA Releases New Telehealth Toolkit

CHICAGO – June 16, 2021 – AHIMA today released a new toolkit that aims to provide guidance to healthcare organizations about telehealth, as its use soared during the pandemic and many organizations are seeking to implement or expand their telehealth programs.

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AHIMA Joins G20 Health and Development Partnership

CHICAGO – March 16, 2021 –The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) announced it has been accepted to join the G20 Health and Development Partnership (G20 HDP), an influential advocacy group that seeks to elevate health on the political agendas of governments within the G20. 

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AHIMA International Working with King Abdullaziz University

CHICAGO – February 3, 2021 – AHIMA International is pleased to announce King Abdullaziz University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has joined AHIMA International’s Organizational Member program.

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AHIMA International Increases Presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Middle East

CHICAGO – Nov. 24, 2020 – The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) International and ACCUMED announced today they will host OPERATION: HEALTH Beta Version on Dec. 14, 2020. The meeting was originally slated to take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) this December, but instead a preview version will take place virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The global health industry was worth $8.45 trillion in 2018.

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Global healthcare spending could reach over $10 trillion by 2022.


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