HIMAA Seeking Experienced Clinical Coding Trainers

Are you experienced in training clinical coders in the workplace? Interested in a permanent or temporary position with one of Australia’s foremost providers of Nationally Recognised Training in the field? The Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) is seeking suitably qualified and experienced individuals for a 1.0 FTE permanent position and a 0.4 FTE… Continue reading HIMAA Seeking Experienced Clinical Coding Trainers

Student Profile

Our student of the month for February is Sweta Naik from Ferny Hills in Queensland. Sweta scored 96% for clinical coding and is due to complete the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification very soon. We asked Sweta the following questions. What led you to enrol in our entry level course? I am a qualified… Continue reading Student Profile

Victorian Branch New Convenor

We are very pleased to announce Lisa Tunney has recently accepted the appointment to Branch Convenor of the Victorian Branch. Lisa is a Health Information Manager with a professional focus in Private Health Insurance and has a Masters in Health Information Management through Curtin University. She has previously worked as a HIM at TUH Health… Continue reading Victorian Branch New Convenor

Clinical Coding Community of Practice

Clinical Coding Community of Practice Convenor I   James Katte Do you work in the clinical coding process? Did you know HIMAA has a group dedicated to clinical coders and others working in the clinical coding process? If you’re interested in joining, check out the information below. Who: Anyone working in the clinical coding process is… Continue reading Clinical Coding Community of Practice

South Australian Branch Update

South Australian Branch Convenor I   Terry Seery The SA Branch held an end of year Christmas dinner at the Kentish Arms hotel, and whilst it was a small gathering all members enjoyed catching up to celebrate another busy year. It was great to see familiar faces and discuss past and future challenges and the public… Continue reading South Australian Branch Update


Australian & Western Pacific Region IFHIMA Director I   Sharon Campbell If you are a member of IFHIMA in Australia then I would be interested in sending you an invitation to a series of planned zoom meetings. Please contact me at Scampbell@bethesda.org.au if you are interested in attending. There will be a number of topics up… Continue reading IFHIMA/ HIMAA Members

Privacy Matters

Privacy and Security Community of Practice article   I   Sharon Campbell Welcome back to 2023! I don’t want to jinx it by saying it is going to be great but fingers crossed! Anyway, privacy and security of health information is still firmly on the agenda and it is not going away anytime soon. Evidence being provided… Continue reading Privacy Matters

Joint 20th IFHIMA Congress & 40th HIMAA National Conference 2023

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From the CEO’s Desk

The joint 20th IFHIMA Congress and 40th National HIMAA Conference registration is now open. Please go to https://ifhimacongress2023.com.au/ to view the Draft Program as well as the partnership prospectus. Confirmed speakers include: Dr Stephen Duckett is a health economist and an Honorary Enterprise Professor in the School of Population and Global Health and in the… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

President’s report

Our February HIMAA Board meeting kicked off the 2023 calendar year and work programme with great energy and enthusiasm, as always. We have a diverse and wonderful team on the Board this year. Meet the Board Governance (himaa.org.au) on our Members website. First and foremost for our attention: our progress with the Strategic Plan for… Continue reading President’s report