CHIMA is honoured to celebrate 75 years of advancement, leadership, and excellence in Health Information Management!



28th Annual Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week
March 26–April 1, 2017


Join us during this week in recognizing and raising awareness of the Health Information Management (HIM) profession across the country.

CHIMA in partnership with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) invites all HIM professionals to join in the celebration and to help showcase the importance of the HIM professional’s role.

This year’s theme is: Health Information Professionals-Leading the way to quality data!

While data quality is everyone’s responsibility, CHIMA certified HIM’s are recognized as the leading source of HIM knowledge, encompassing the entire lifecycle of health information.

Help raise the profile of this exciting and evolving profession by utilizing the following resources:

  • Suggested Activities -We have put together some ideas to help you plan and organize a successful HIP Week 2017! 
  • CHIMA Celebrates 75 Years! - learn and share historical information and about your professional association. 
  • Informative and Educational Articles and Quizzes (Only available during the week of March 26th-April 1st) Note: HIP Week quizzes will be worth 0.5 credits each for a total of 1 CPE credit for members to print, complete and file. 
    • Data Quality: Getting it Right
    • Addressing Documentation to Improve Data Quality
  • Order your HIP Week Merchandise Here! 


Please note:
If you are ordering products for HIP Week 2017, please place your order on or before Feb 28th, 2017 to ensure you receive your item(s) in time for the celebratory week. CHIMA will not be held accountable for any item(s) that do not arrive in time for HIP Week if the order(s) was placed after this deadline date

  • Don’t forget to follow CHIMA on Social Media and tweet using #CHIMAHIPW


Be sure to capture your activities during Health Information Professionals Week via video or pictures. Share them on social media and send to us for possible inclusion in the next CHIMA Connection.

CHIMA would like to thank in advance, all the members and facilities that make each Health Information Professionals Week a memorable addition to our rich history.