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

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

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