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CAHIIM has several opportunities to get involved. HI and HIM professionals and educators may wish to serve on the Board of Directors, one of the Accreditation Councils, or as a peer reviewer. We also welcome the public to serve on our Board of Directors.

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Looking to get involved with CAHIIM?

There are many opportunities for you share your expertise with CAHIIM: HIM Peer Reviewer, HI Peer Reviewer, a HIM or HI Council Member, or on the CAHIIM Board of Directors. Volunteer today!


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Peer Reviewer     Board Member     HI Council Member     HIM Council Member

Peer Reviewers

Accreditation Peer Reviewers are the essential basis of the CAHIIM program accreditation assessment process. Peer reviewers are academic professionals that are associated with CAHIIM Accredited programs. Peer Reviewers are designated as representative of either the Health Informatics or the Health Information Management professions. Trained Reviewers are dedicated volunteers and through their role provide a service in verifying program information on the operations and performance of all Accreditation Standards to ensure the programs meet or exceed these high quality standards.

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Board of Directors

 

The CAHIIM Board of Directors consists of ten Directors and two Public Members. Ex officio members consist of the Chair for each CAHIIM Accreditation Council and the CAHIIM CEO. CAHIIM's accreditation practice is governed by the Board of Directors. The Board is charged with developing accreditation standards, and then assessing whether the programs meet these standards. The Board is responsible for the accreditation of programs, and, in conjunction with the Accreditation Councils, the Board establishes and maintains accreditation standards, policies, and procedures for accreditation of educational programs in the health informatics and health information management professions.

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Council Members

HI Council Member

The HI Accreditation Council (HIAC) makes recommendations on program reviews through established processes. They review and revise the HI Accreditation Standards in conjunction with the Board. They abide by the core values and code of conduct for CAHIIM decision-makers and contribute to the CAHIIM year- end summary. The HIAC oversees the Peer Reviewers who serve the Council by establishing and maintaining a set of qualifications for Peer Reviewers, approving appointment of new Peer Reviewers, and reviewing site visitors and program evaluations.

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HIM Council Member

The HIM Accreditation Council (HIMAC) makes recommendations on program review through established processes. They review and revise the HIM Accreditation Standards in conjunction with the Board. They abide by the core values and code of conduct for CAHIIM decision-makers and contribute to the CAHIIM year-end summary. The HIMAC oversees the Peer Reviewers who serve the Council by establishing and maintaining a set of qualifications for Peer Reviewers, approving appointment of new Peer Reviewers, and reviewing site visitors and program evaluations.

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