Welcome to the Wisconsin Health Information Management Association

About Us

The Wisconsin Health Information Management Association (WHIMA) is a component state association of our national organization, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

To join WHIMA, you must be a member of AHIMA and designate Wisconsin as your state association. Learn more about AHIMA membership!

The Wisconsin Health Information Management Association is a not-for-profit organization providing leadership for the management of health records in the state of Wisconsin. WHIMA cultivates innovative concepts for improving the management of patient health record systems. WHIMA offers high-quality training in all aspects of health record management. Hundreds of health information specialists participate and attend WHIMA’s education programs annually. WHIMA’s products and services provide guidelines for confidentiality of patient information, advance workforce excellence and foster best practices in health information management.

Upcoming Events

  1. RWHC Leadership Series

    February 23 - February 24
  2. Reducing Your Distractions and e-Distractions!

    February 23
  3. AHIMA 2017 Advocacy Summit

    March 27 - March 28
  4. RWHC Leadership Series

    March 28 9:00 am - 3:30 pm CDT


Reducing Your Distractions and e-Distractions!

Thursday, February 23, 2017: 9:00 AM Central -OR- Thursday, February 23, 2017: Noon Central Don't miss this 90-minute webinar! We thought you might be interested in this – one of our more popular past speakers, Randy Dean, MBA, known as The E-mail Sanity Expert®, has...
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Register Now! WHIMA Release of Information Workshop

Issues and Challenges in Release of Health Information Thursday, March 30, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Register Here 6.0 CEUs Location: Glacier Canyon Conference Center 45 Hillman Road Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 http://www.wildernessresort.com/ Phone: 800-867-WILD...
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Meet the Candidates – Live Chat February 24

We want to hear from you! Voting begins in March for the WHIMA Leadership Position - Listen to the Meet the Candidates Live Chat and then cast your ballot! Its nearing that time of year for all Eligible Voters to vote for new members to fill these roles. The 2017...
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WHIMA Exhibit Registration OPEN!

READY... REGISTER... you ROCK! Join the Corporate Partnership Program Receive Discount Code via Email Register 2017 Exhibit Booth Choice Rock Two Great Deals! New Year, New Levels, New Benefits... The 2017 Corporate Partnership Program with WHIMA Find your Best Fit -...
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WHIMA Annual Conference and Exhibit

Exhibit Registration is Open La Crosse Center 300 Harborview Plaza La Crosse, WI  54601 1-608-789-7400 Join Us! Prepare to meet 300 HIM and Allied Health Professionals from all of Wisconsin and our surrounding states along the beautiful Mississippi River banks!  The...
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2017 WHIMA Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

Mark your calendars, the 2017 WHIMA Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, “Portraits of Success: Transforming Your Way to Achievement”, will be here before you know it!Join us at the La Crosse Center in beautiful La Crosse, Wisconsin, Monday, May 8th through Wednesday,...
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Career Opportunities

Remote Inpatient Coding Specialist

Health Information Associates Job Description: Headquartered in Pawleys Island, SC, Health Information Associates (HIA) is a privately held company and was founded in 1992 by Betsy Bailey, RHIA and Deane Beamer, MHA. Prior to 1992, Mrs. Bailey held Director of HIM...

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HIM Access/Disclosure Analyst

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Job Description: This position is responsible for the maintenance, coordination, administration, and monitoring of HIM Access/Disclosure functions as well as dictation and partial dictation services. Coordinates the relationship with...

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Our Leadership

Jennifer (Laughlin) Mueller, MBA, RHIA, FACHE


Mary Bolle, RHIA

Past President

Dawn Paulson, MJ, RHIA

3rd Year Director

Sheila Siegler, RHIT

3rd Year Director

Kerry Heinecke, RHIA

3rd Year Director

Mary Faile, RHIA

1st Year Director

Betty Rockendorf, MS, RHIA,CHTS-IM, CHPS

2nd Year Director and Education Director

Emmy Johnson, RHIA

1st Year Director

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