welcome

Marci MacDonald
President IFHIMA

Dear Colleagues and Friends in Health Information Management:

On behalf of the International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA), we extend our sincerest invitation and welcome to join us in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for the 19th IFHIMA Congress in2019.

IFHIMA was established in 1968 as an opportunity for the exchange of information, education, and networking for Health Information Management professionals globally. IFHIMA serves as the global voice of the profession, and is in official relations with the WHO, with non-governmental organization (NGO) status.

The IFHIMA Congress is held every three years in one of the 23 federation member countries spanning five continents, the last being held in Tokyo, Japan in 2016. This upcoming Congress will be the first time to hold this event in the Middle East, and will also serve as a celebration of the 50 year anniversary of IFHIMA!

The Congress theme “Empowering HIM Professionals through a Global Voice” supports the work and importance of the profession and practitioners, and highlights the ever evolving technological changes and challenges faced throughout the healthcare industry, Attendees can expect to be presented with a diverse program, attended by many disciplines within health information/informatics/care delivery. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet with representatives and attend presentations by educational partners, colleagues, related vendors, plus many valued stakeholders. The Congress also provides an opportunity for participants to not only learn, but to network and exchange information and ideas on an international scale.

The IFHIMA 2019 Congress in Dubai will be an unforgettable event, welcoming many renowned and respected international speakers and participants.

We hope you will learn, have fun, network, and form long lasting and meaningful friendships with your international colleagues.

We look forward to seeing you in Dubai!

Sincerely,

MEDIA PARTNERS