As the volume, variety, and velocity of data continue to reach unprecedented levels, healthcare professionals and their organizations must be able to uncover hidden patterns, correlations that can be used to make better decisions. We believe that helping our members increase their competency in this domain is critical.
Training and Resources
The Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA®) designation proves expertise in data analysis and interpretation. AHIMA has assembled a mix of resources for those who are interested in advancing their analytical abilities to ultimately achieve the CHDA credential.
3 courses | 90 min each | 1 CEU each
Healthcare Data Analytics Course Series
This monthly series of online courses helps health information and healthcare professionals learn how to collect and analyze big data. Now more than ever, analytics expertise plays a critical role in administrative, financial, and patient-related decisions.
6 courses | 90 min each | 1 CEU each
Practical Data Analysis Tools for HIM Professionals
This monthly series of online courses addresses health information and healthcare professionals' learning needs regarding collecting and analyzing data to make strategic administrative, financial, and patient-related decisions
eBook | Third Edition
A Practical Approach to Analyzing Healthcare Data
This book offers guidance to healthcare professionals and health information management (HIM) students on how to best analyze, categorize, and manage the data they encounter in an industry becoming ever more dependent on these tasks.
October 5, 2020
Three Ways Analytics-Fueled Interoperability Is Crucial During COVID-19 and Beyond
Lack of data interoperability in healthcare, with clinical and financial data residing across different systems, has caused extensive challenges for many years. It has also severely hampered the industry’s ability…
October 5, 2020
In the Post-COVID-19 World, Bidirectional Data Exchange Will Be More Important Than Ever
Driven by the pandemic, implementation of remote care technologies has accelerated to an astonishing degree, and there is an increasing number of health systems that are shifting care delivery to…
July 7, 2020
Analytic Forces for the Ever-Important SDOH Battle
While evidence of the impact of social risk factors on health outcomes, utilization, and costs is mounting, the efforts to capture and standardize these data is lacking.