Welcome to the Rhode Island Health Information Management Association (RIHIMA), a non-profit organization,
a component state association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). The association was founded in 1935 by a
group of Medical Record Clerks working in local hospitals; their meetings gave the members an opportunity to exchange ideas pertaining to
Today RIHIMA has approximately 100 active members with an additional 50 certified non-members.
2016 Annual Meeting
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RIHIMA's Mission Statement
The Rhode Island Health Information Management Association is committed to excellence in the management of health information for the benefits of patients and providers. RIHIMA values the balance of patients' privacy rights and the confidentiality of health information with legitimate uses of data and the quality of health information as evidenced by its accuracy, consistency, validity, and impact on the quality of healthcare delivery.
RIHIMA Central Office
Central Office Coordinator: Candace Collins, RHIT, CCS-P, CPC, CEDC