Membership Matters

At this time of year, many of our members will be renewing their HIMAA membership and will shortly be receiving renewal notices from us. On behalf of our national Branches and the Board, we would like to thank you for your support throughout the years.   2022 was a transformative year for HIMAA, as we transitioned… Continue reading Membership Matters

From the CEO’s Desk

It was a great turnout for the NSW Branch event on 26 April 2023 at Gosford Hospital presented by Kerrie McGufficke from ACT Health.  Kerrie commented on her experiences with implementing Epic (picture below). The National Office is speaking with Kerrie to see if she can deliver some of this content as a lunchtime webinar… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

LMIC Sponsorship Fund – Support 2023 IFHIMA/HIMAA Congress attendance

IFHIMA and HIMAA are inviting companies and individuals to sponsor presenters/delegates from Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) to attend 2023 IFHIMA/HIMAA Congress. The sponsorship will contribute towards funding of the registration fee in part or full. We would like to enable the Congress attendance for LMIC delegates to share their expertise, research projects, and practical… Continue reading LMIC Sponsorship Fund – Support 2023 IFHIMA/HIMAA Congress attendance

Webinar 23: Unpacking ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 12th Edition Changes on Sepsis, Resistance & Covid 19

HIMAA in partnership with iMedX are pleased to announce the second session of our three-part series on coder education. In this session, we will delve into the critical aspects of the 12th edition changes in clinical coding, with a specific emphasis on sepsis, resistance, and COVID19.

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 extended to midnight, Friday 26 May 2023.

IFHIMA EOI for two new Communities of Practice (CoPs) – HIM Educators and ICD-11 Planning

IFHIMA is seeking nominations of interest to participate in two new Communities of Practice (CoPs) – HIM Educators and ICD-11 Planning. If you are interested in participating in one of these COPs, please email A draft set of terms of reference will be forwarded to those who express interest and will be confirmed at… Continue reading IFHIMA EOI for two new Communities of Practice (CoPs) – HIM Educators and ICD-11 Planning

HIM Student under the Spotlight

Thao Tran, final year Master of Health Information Management student at La Trobe University. What is your background? My background is actually in the optical field! I completed my Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) at Flinders University and have years of optical dispensing experience in both retail and independent optometry practice environments. What state… Continue reading HIM Student under the Spotlight

Latest from HIMJ

Since the last edition of HIMAA matters, HIMJ has published Issue 2 – May 2023. This is a bumper issue including an Editorial form Carol Loggie and Jenny Davis, which introduced our Virtual Special Issus on ‘the emergence of health information in aged care’. The issue is full of Forum, Review, Research and Profession Practice… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

The Qld Branch update is brought to you by TIMG

It has been a little while since the last Qld Branch update, but we certainly have been active during that time so I’ll pick up where we left off. On 9 December 2022, HIMAAQ hosted its annual End of Year Celebration at The Inchcolm by Ovolo which was kindly sponsored by The Coding Company. The… Continue reading The Qld Branch update is brought to you by TIMG

HIM-Interchange Update

As I announced in the March 2023 edition of HIMAA Online, HIM-Interchange is moving to an ‘electronic first publication’ format. We have made a few tweaks to the website to facilitate this and our first two ‘electronic first’ articles are now live. One article is from Sheree Lloyd, who has written a paper based on… Continue reading HIM-Interchange Update