Health Information Management

Call to Action: Career Paths

CAHIIM calls for the development of a stakeholder-endorsed career paths model incorporating multiple, coordinated career paths for health information management and health informatics professionals in healthcare.

Call to Action

2018 HIM Standards Revision Process

A Town Hall presentation of the 2018 Proposed HIM Standards took place at the 2018 AHIMA Assembly on Education Symposium, Marriott Indianapolis Downtown on August 1, 2018.

Standards Revision Process: Next Steps

All comments ensure all opportunities for input have been received and fully considered by the Health Information Management Accreditation Council (HIMAC) prior to the final Standards implementation date. A final version of the 2018 Health Information Management Accreditation Standards for Associate and Baccalaureate Degree will be developed. This final version will be sent to the CAHIIM Board of Directors for adoption.

Standards Revision Projected Timeline

The timeline below is in effect and may be subject to change. Submit questions to info@cahiim.org

TASK

TIMING

CAHIIM announces Second Open Comment Period for Draft 2 Revised 2018 Standards for Accreditation of Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Programs in Health Information Management (HIM)

Completed June 15, 2018

All Public Comments submitted on Draft 2

Completed July 15, 2018

Health Information Management Accreditation Council (HIMAC) reviews all feedback and comments from all stakeholders and prepares pre-final draft of the 2018 HIM Standards

Completed July 24, 2018

Presentation of the 2018 Proposed HIM Standards at the AHIMA Assembly on Education Symposium, Marriott Indianapolis Downtown

Completed August 1, 2018

CAHIIM Board of Directors adopts the final 2018 HIM Standards. CAHIIM staff develop and implement coordinated operational plan.

August 2018 - September 2018

CAHIIM publishes 2018 HIM Standards for Accreditation for Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Programs. Implementation Plan and resources for Initial and Continuing program applicants are announced.

October 2018

 

Public Comments to Draft 1

Public Comments to Draft 1Summarized Comments for Baccalaureate and Associate Standards

Draft 2 of the HIM Standards (for Information Only)

Crosswalk #2: Changes to the Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Standards After first Public Comment Period of Draft #1

Draft 2: 2018 Health Information Management Accreditation Standards—Associate Degree

Draft 2: 2018 Health Information Management Accreditation Standards—Baccalaureate Degree