"The mission ... is to provide the medical assistant professional with education, certification, credential acknowledgment, networking opportunities, scope-of-practice protection, and advocacy for quality patient-centered health care."
Click on resources to find a medical terminology glossary on the center page and free tools listed in the menu on the left. Under career enhancement in the resources drop down menu find links to job postings, & salary information.
The American Health Information Management Association - "AHIMA’s primary goal is to provide the knowledge, resources and tools to advance health information professional practice and standards for the delivery of quality healthcare. "
From NIH's U.S. National Library of Medicine website, " ...one of a suite of designated standards for use in U.S. Federal Government systems for the electronic exchange of clinical health information..."