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AHIMA Welcomes Jennifer Mueller, MBA, RHIA, SHIMSS, FACHE, FAHIMA as Senior Vice President of Health Information Career Advancement

(CHICAGO, IL, July 1, 2024) - Jennifer Mueller, MBA, RHIA, SHIMSS, FACHE, FAHIMA, will join AHIMA as the senior vice president of Health Information Career Advancement, effective July 29, 2024. Jennifer brings a deep understanding of the industry and a passion for advancing the field of health information (HI). 

In her new role, Jennifer will lead AHIMA in assessing the professional and training needs of the HI workforce, creating strategies aimed at advancing the careers of HI professionals. She will oversee AHIMA’s CEU development and educational quality initiatives. She will focus on our members’ career advancement needs, will assist with creating the value proposition for membership and execute on opportunities identified in the member needs assessment. She will assist with the development and execution of strategies to solidify the value of AHIMA credentials with those who employ HI professionals. 

Prior to joining AHIMA, Jennifer served as the vice president and privacy officer at the Wisconsin Hospital Association Information Center in Madison, Wisconsin. With a wealth of experience in healthcare leadership, including roles as vice president and chief information officer at Watertown Regional Medical Center, Jennifer possesses a profound comprehension and fervent dedication to advancing HI. As a recent President of AHIMA, her connection to and with the membership and professional community will help AHIMA keep its finger on the pulse of member needs. 

Jennifer’s addition to the AHIMA executive leadership team marks a significant step towards our new strategic direction, said Dr. Kevin Klauer, AHIMA CEO. “Her extensive experience and dedication to the field make her the ideal leader to drive our efforts in supporting the career advancement of HI professionals. Jennifer’s strategic vision, engaging spirit and connection to the HI professional community will be invaluable as we work to meet the evolving needs of all health information professionals."  The addition of Jennifer and her counterpart, Jasmine Agnew, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professional Credentials, will round out our executive leadership team with seasoned Health Information professionals holding AHIMA credentials to better serve our membership and the Health Information profession.” 

"As a former AHIMA board member and past president/chair, my deep connection to our members and the professional community will ensure that AHIMA remains in tune with member needs, bringing our people back home to AHIMA," Jennifer asserts. “I have been in HI for a very long time and am looking forward to bringing my extensive experience to AHIMA.” 

Ms. Mueller is a credentialed HI administrator and earned both her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and her MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 




AHIMA is a global nonprofit association of health information professionals, boasting over 61,000 members and more than 88,500 credentials in the field. The AHIMA mission of empowering people to impact health® drives its members and credentialed HI professionals to ensure that health information is accurate, complete, and available to patients and providers. Leaders within AHIMA work at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and business, occupying data integrity and information privacy job functions worldwide. To learn more about AHIMA and the health information profession, visit 

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