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AHIMA Hosts Student Open House for Nearly 1,000 Health Information Students

CHICAGO – April 8, 2022 – The American Health Information Management Association hosted a successful Student Open House on Tuesday, April 5, with 992 future healthcare professionals participating. Sessions focused on topics ranging from health information trends to “rocking your LinkedIn profile.”

“It was energizing to see so many students interested in health information and asking how they can contribute to the healthcare ecosystem,” said Keith Olenik, MA, RHIA, CHP, AHIMA chief member relations and service officer. “I enjoyed seeing the diversity of participants, with students of all ages joining from around the country.”

Speakers also discussed careers in health information, AHIMA certifications, transitioning from student to professional, how to utilize an AHIMA student membership, and more. Health information students interested in learning more about these topics should review this infographic visit the AHIMA Career Prep Resource Library.


AHIMA is a global nonprofit association of health information (HI) professionals. AHIMA represents professionals who work with health data for more than one billion patient visits each year. AHIMA’s mission of empowering people to impact health® drives our members and credentialed HI professionals to ensure that health information is accurate, complete, and available to patients and providers. Our leaders work at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and business, and are found in data integrity and information privacy job functions worldwide.

Erin Wendel-Ritter 


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