If you have questions about who we are or what we do, please click the button below. Our Frequently Asked Questions page my have the answer to your questions.
How do I contact NMHIMA?
We may be contacted through our email address at NMHIMA@gmail.com
What is NMHIMA?
NMHIMA is the New Mexico Health Information Management Association. We are an affiliate of the national organization, AHIMA, the American Health Information Management Association. AHIMA offers credentials in coding and health information. Please see AHIMA’s website for more information on how to obtain these credentials! http://www.ahima.org/certification/whycertify
What is NMHIMA’s purpose?
Our purpose is to provide education and support to the health information community throughout the state of New Mexico. We offer many conferences throughout the year to help you keep up-to-date on your CEUs.
When are NMHIMA’s conferences/events?
We have two annual conferences held during the Spring and Fall, usually in April and September. Additionally there may be more conferences hosted. Updates on any conference schedules, time and date, will be provided on our website at least one month prior to the conference. Please see our “Conferences/Events” tab for more information.
How do I purchase tickets to a NMHIMA event?
To purchase tickets, please go to our “Conferences/Event” tab and click on the Register Online button which will prompt you to purchase tickets online; you may also click on the Registration PDF button and manually submit your registration form by email, mail, or fax. We also accept walk-ins at the date of the event; however space may be limited, so it’s better to make your purchase in advance.
How do I join the board of NMHIMA?
We have an election every year for new board members. You must be a member of AHIMA with NMHIMA as your CSA. Election is held in April or May, and new oncoming board members will start their term in July. We follow a fiscal year, so July 1st until the next year’s June 30th is a one year term on the board. Many positions are offered with different responsibilities and serving time. Please contact us for more information.
How do I volunteer?
To volunteer, simply send us an email and inform us you’d like to help. There are many committees and wonderful fun volunteer opportunities available! It is very good for resume building and we appreciate all of the extra help. Please see our volunteer opportunities under the HIM Community tab.
Can I be a speaker if my career is not focused in HIM?
Yes, you can be a speaker at one of our many conferences. We have many leadership slots available, so if your specialty is IT or if you’re a physician, we’d still love to hear from you! Please fill out our form on the Call For Speakers under the Conferences/Events tab, or simply email us your information.
If I send an email to NMHIMA@gmail.com how long does it take for a response?
Our email is our main way to communicate with our community. A response should be delivered within 24-48 hours after your email was sent.
Want to receive communications from us about events and news?
Send us an email with your name and email address you’d like to use for receiving notifications, and we will gladly add you to our list.