President’s report

Hello Members,   Last week was National Volunteer Week. My team at Telstra Health had the chance to spend a day at the Asylum Seeker Centre in Sydney as part of our corporate volunteering efforts. This gave us an opportunity to remove ourselves from our day-to-day roles and engage directly with refugees waiting for asylum… Continue reading President’s report

From the CEO’s Desk

Abstract submission for the 2022 HIMAA National Conference are now closed! They are being sent out for review. We hope to open the Conference registration in June 2022 so please look out for this announcement in our eDM and social media communication.   From June we will be starting the membership renewal process for the… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

Event Cancelled: Trivia Night


Call for a minimum 2 volunteers to assist at the Careers EXPO at Knox Grammar, Wahroonga, NSW, on the evening of 31 May 2022.
There will be 71 exhibitors and HIMAA will be a participant. Volunteers arrive between 4-5pm. Please contact Cassandra Jordan, Honorary Careers Officer, NSW Branch 0409.137260 or

La Trobe University’s Master of Health Information Management – Mid-year Intake for 2022

Latest from HIMJ

Since last month’s HIMAA Matters, HIMJ has published two On-line First articles. Research article The suitability of government health information assets for secondary use in research: A fit-for-purpose analysis. Merilyn Riley, Kerin Robinson, Monique F Kilkenny, Sandra G Leggat. 26 April 2022 | OnlineFirst This study investigated the secondary uses, in research, of population health… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

Stroke Clinical Coding & Documentation Education Program – 16 June 2022


EOI – Clinical Documentation Integrity (Competency Standards) Working Group (CDIWG)

The Education Committee has responsibility for all educational standards for all categories and educational levels of the HIMAA membership. The CDIWG reports to the Education Committee, which reports to the Board of Directors. It is seeking expressions of interest (EoI) from eligible HIMAA members to join the new Clinical Documentation Integrity (Competency Standards) Working Group… Continue reading EOI – Clinical Documentation Integrity (Competency Standards) Working Group (CDIWG)

Education Committee Update

The Education Committee is HIMAA’s authoritative body on tertiary level education and professional development. Its Terms of Reference (v.2022) can be found on the HIMAA website.   The work The work is shared amongst the Education Committee and its sub-committee, working groups and working party: Professional Development Sub-Committee (PDSC) Clinical Coder (Performance Standards) Working Group… Continue reading Education Committee Update