​​​Professional Memberships

There are several professional memberships associations which support and provide membership services for health informaticians.


​​​​American Health Inform​ation Management Association (AHIMA)

Health informatics professionals come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Many Health Information Management (HIM) professionals, as well as others from both clinical and non-clinical backgrounds, currently practice in health informatics roles. As defined by AHIMA's Informatics Committee of the Board, “Informatics is a collaborative activity that involves people, processes, and technologies to produce and use trusted data for better decision making." This definition recognizes the value that professionals from many healthcare areas can bring to the health informatics workforce.​​


 

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

AMIA and its members discover insights and advance knowledge from healthcare data to accelerate the transformation of health and healthcare.

AMIA is a community committed to a vision of a world where informatics transforms people's care. That's why AMIA is the professional home for the informaticians of today and driver for the future of informatics. Through education, training, accreditation, certification, and advocacy, AMIA supports the current and next generation of informatics professionals.


Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 

HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information and technology. HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.​