From the CEO’s Desk

Thanks to iMedX delivering the first national webinar on 18 April 2023, Unpacking ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 12th Edition Changes. We had a great turnout and looking forward to the next one 15 June 2023 on sepsis, drug resistance and Covid-19. There are also Branch events running across HIMAA including in NSW and VIC through April and May.… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

President’s report

The Board met on Monday evening 24 April 2023 as part of our scheduled meetings for the year, with full attendance.  As this was the first meeting for our latest Director, Natasha Prasad, we concluded she passed with flying colours, as if she won’t! Our agenda covered updates on current operations and also on projects… Continue reading President’s report

Privacy Matters

Privacy and Security Community of Practice article   I   Sharon Campbell The OAIC (Office of the Australian Information Commissioner) has their annual Privacy Awareness Week coming up from May 1-7, 2023. The theme this year is ‘Back to Basics’.  A theme that I wholeheartedly support. Our world has changed enormously since the days when phones were… Continue reading Privacy Matters

HIMAA Research Grant Scheme Outcome

The HIMAA Research Advisory Committee (RAC) aims to contribute to the development and implementation of HIMAA’s strategic plan as it relates to research and to support the funding of health information management related research. The HIMAA Board has made available $5,000 per year to fund at least two research projects. Preference is given to projects… Continue reading HIMAA Research Grant Scheme Outcome

HIMAA NSW Branch Professional Development Day

Report on HIMAA NSW Branch Professional Development Day at Gosford District Hospital Wednesday 26 April 2023   Melissa Turnell, Kara Pollard and Kim Osborne, from the NSW Branch Committee, hosted a NSW Branch Seminar in the University of Newcastle Central Coast Clinical School building at Gosford District Hospital. Kerri McGufficke (HIM), A/Director of Health Information… Continue reading HIMAA NSW Branch Professional Development Day

HIMAA WA Branch Professional Development

Join the HIMAA WA Branch at their PD Day on Friday 2 June 2023. Department of Health, 189 Royal Street, East Perth WA-Room: G/D Theatrette REGISTER HERE Registration closes 12 May 2023.

HIM Student under the Spotlight

This is the first in a series of short articles about students studying HIM at the Queensland University of Technology and La Trobe University. Students were asked a series of questions about their studies and what drew them to the HIM degrees. This article is from Katelyn Carr, third year Bachelor of Health Information Management… Continue reading HIM Student under the Spotlight

HIMAA VIC Branch Trivia Night – Registration Deadline Extended to Thursday 4 May 2023

Join the HIMAA VIC Branch at their Online Trivia Night on Friday 5 May 2023, from 7:00pm AEST. REGISTRATION IS OPEN TO EVERYONE – FEEL FREE TO INVITE YOUR FRIENDS & COLLEAGUES REGISTER HERE Registration deadline extended to Thursday 4 May 2023.