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Certification of “health information administrators”

HIM Supervisors are expected to demonstrate competency in accurate analysis of health information from medical records so that the information can be put to good use, supervision of health information management duties, and training of the next-generation of HIM professionals. They are expected to gain proficiency in the following areas:

(1) Standardization of health information management duties;

(2) Training of HIM professionals; and

(3) Training of trainers of HIM professionals.

The program for certifying HIM Supervisor was launched in April 2005. Each year, applications are accepted in April for a certification exam organized in June. A certificate is awarded to successful candidates at the JHIM General Assembly, which is convened during the JHIM’s annual meeting in September. As of September 2015, a total of 67 individuals have been certified as HIM Supervisors.

Qualification for health information managers and lifelong education
Annual Meeting of Medical Record Administration
Shinryo Joho Kanri(Health Information Management)
Lifelong education seminar for health information managers
Assistance to and cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Japan Society of Health Information Management
9-15 Hospital Plaza Building, Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8414, Japan <<Access Map>>
Phone: +81-3-5215-1044 Fax: +81-3-5215-1045 e-mail:info@jhim.jp