HIMAA Membership Enhancement Strategy

During HIM Week we introduced the 2023-2024 Membership Enhancement Strategy, a framework designed around ‘Membership Enhancement’ of the HIMAA community. This program aims to improve satisfaction, value and engagement for our members.

La Trobe HIM Student under the Spotlight

Meet Saroja KC, a final year Bachelor of Health Information Management student from La Trobe University, in this months’ La Trobe HIM Student Spotlight.

SA Branch Committee Update

Read the latest updates from the SA Branch including: National HIM Week, Education/Information Session, and their upcoming event!

From the CEO’s Desk

August was a month of health information management promotion. During HIM Week it was great to see many health information management professionals and their employers using social media, with the hashtags #himweek #himweek2023 and #himaa, to recognise, appreciate and celebrate the profession. In addition, many members participated with their local teams. The greatest asset for… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

HIMAA NSW Branch Professional Development

Join the HIMAA NSW Branch at their PD Day on Monday 25 September 2023. NSW Health Offices, 1 Reserve Rd, St Leonards NSW 2065 REGISTER HERE Registration closes Friday 15th September 2023.  

Latest from HIMJ

Since the July issue of HIMAA Matters, six new papers were published in HIMJ …   Research article  Perceptions of Portuguese medical coders on the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS: A national survey Philipa Santos Martins, Fernando Lopes, Julio Souza, Alberto Freitas, Joao Vasco Santos July 18, 2023 | OnlineFirst In this observational web-based survey study, the… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

Congress New Half Day Clinical Coding Update Registrations

A new IFHIMA Congress attendance option is now available.  Aimed at Clinical Coders, the registration for Tuesday 31st October morning includes: Attendance at both clinical update sessions from 9:00-10:30am and 11:00-12:30pm Hear from four clinicians as they give insightful clinical updates relevant for Clinical Coders – further details will be added to the program on… Continue reading Congress New Half Day Clinical Coding Update Registrations

IFHIMA Global News July 2023

Exciting IFHIMA news is contained in the latest Global News that is now available on our website.  You’ll want to read about the upcoming 20th Congress in Brisbane, as well as national news and other global insights.  This issue discusses many exciting advancements in health information around the globe, which certainly proves the importance of… Continue reading IFHIMA Global News July 2023

President’s report

It’s been a very busy few weeks on all fronts.  The Winter strategies of hospitals are still struggling to cope with the demand; COVID still surges from time to time; the workforce concerns have not yet abated, and there are, as always, long lists of things to get done. Against that backdrop, the Board had… Continue reading President’s report

Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Residential Aged Care Services 2024–25

The Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) has released its Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Residential Aged Care Services 2024-25 (the Consultation Paper). The Consultation Paper seeks input from stakeholders on the policy approach, methodology and high-level principles that will support the development of independent costing and pricing advice as… Continue reading Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Residential Aged Care Services 2024–25