AHIMA World Congress, the international arm of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), is dedicated to providing the gold standard in membership services, best practices, professional training and development, and certifications to its members, credential holders and customers around the world. AHIMA’s members are located in 66 countries and credential holders are in 44 countries. AHIMA World Congress currently has two international chapters in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Philippines.
AHIMA has provided extensive training, testing and resources for physicians and health information professionals in the areas of clinical coding, clinical documentation improvement (CDI), data analytics, informatics, and information governance in many countries, including the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Turkey, India, the Philippines, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany and Spain.
AHIMA is a leading nonprofit professional association representing more than 103,000 health information management (HIM) practitioners in more than 66 countries. AHIMA is dedicated to educating, supporting, and promoting HIM professionals to excel in their careers and deliver value by acquiring, managing, and analyzing information for clinical and nonclinical decision making. AHIMA plays a leadership role in the effective management of health data and medical records needed to deliver quality healthcare and has earned its reputation as the most respected and recognized authority for HIM through its continuous dedication and commitment. Known throughout the world for its “Gold Standard” content and rigorous education, training, and certification programs, AHIMA’s well-proven content and methodologies benefit thousands of healthcare professionals across all continents. Of specific interest are its 10 professional certifications, half of which are offered internationally—the Certified Coding Associate (CCA®), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®), Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-Based (CCS-P®), Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP®), and the Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA®). AHIMA launched its first certification in 1932 and to date, has certified more than 85,000 healthcare professionals in more than 44 countries.