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 their work.

Today RIHIMA has approximately 100 active members with an additional 50 certified non-members.



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Transition to ICD-10 CM

CD-10 is right around the corner, and the Rhode Island Health Information Management Association is pleased to have Mari Petrik, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P* joining us in Rhode Island to provide a one day ICD-10 diagnosis training. You do not need to be an AHIMA member to attend this workshop.

Please click link below for additional details and registration form





RIHIMA Announces New Member Benefit:
Discount on Anatomy and Physiology Refresher Course


The Board of Directors of RIHIMA is pleased to announce that it has negotiated a discount on anatomy and physiology training for its members and their colleagues.

The training, provided as an on-line course, was developed by Barry Libman Inc., a leading provider of coding, audit and education services to health information management departments. The course, entitled Anatomy & Physiology for Coders, provides a comprehensive and complete review of the major body systems. The 12-week curriculum focuses on what coders need to know in order to learn and use ICD-10-CM and -PCS.

AHIMA recommends an anatomy and physiology refresher for coders in preparation for the transition to ICD-10. Coders who successfully complete Anatomy & Physiology for Coders can receive up to 24 AHIMA CEUs as well as 12 AAPC CEUs. Anatomy & Physiology for Coders retails for $220, however RIHIMA members and their colleagues are eligible for a special discounted rate of $209, a 5% discount off this already affordable anatomy and physiology training option. The required textbook for the course is available for $85.

Information on the course is available at www.barrylibmaninc.com/training-education/icd-10-anatomy-and-physiology-course/.

To receive special pricing, be sure to use discount/voucher code RIHIMA Affiliate

If you have questions, feel free to contact Barry Libman Inc. at 978-369-7180 or info@barrylibmaninc.com

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
Email: info@rihima.org