Health Literacy for Health Equity

About AHIMA Foundation

AHIMA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and affiliate of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), a global nonprofit association of health information (HI) professionals who work with health data for more than one billion patient visits each year. Founded in 1962, AHIMA Foundation programs, research, and projects help families make informed health decisions, guide evidence-based healthcare system policies and practices, and educate and train aspiring and current health information professionals.


Our Mission

Advancing Health to Transform LivesTM


Our Vision

A future where better health outcomes are powered by health information for all ─ where people are engaged and activated participants in their health and wellness journey


Our Impact

In 2022. we focused on understanding barriers to accessing health information electronically and designing innovative solutions to break down those barriers for vulnerable populations.


Download AHIMA Foundation 2022 Impact Report

We help people access, understand, and use their health information with confidence.
Understand the Issues
We view healthy literacy as the nexus of wellness, technology, and self-advocacy.
We connect with community health partners to make a difference in people's lives.
Programs & Partnerships
We advocate for consumers through policy and education.
Policy Statements