The Editorial Board

The Editorial Board spends considerable time on efforts to improve the impact factor (IF) for the Health Information Management Journal (HIMJ). The current HIMJ IF, relating to 2020 data, is 3.185, the highest it has ever been. But what does this mean? The IF provides a way to rank and assess journals, representing the frequency… Continue reading The Editorial Board

Latest from HIMJ

HIMJ has recently published one On-line First article. A brief summary is provided below… Research article  An equitable approach to enhancing the privacy of consumer information on My Health Record in Australia Zachary Hollo, Dominique E Martin   June 16, 2021 | OnlineFirst The authors discuss Australia’s national electronic health record (EHR), My Health Record (MHR), raising concerns about information privacy and the presumption of consent to participation. In… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

La Trobe University HIM courses now available online

The La Trobe University Academic Board recently approved major developments for its health information management profession-entry degrees, commencing in 2022:    Bachelor of Health Information Management – a new three-year degree.   Available from 2022: (i) online from anywhere in Australia; or (ii) face-to-face at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus.   Will replace the current undergraduate double-degree (which we will continue to teach to all currently enrolled students throughout the next four years).   Option for high performing… Continue reading La Trobe University HIM courses now available online