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From the CEO’s Desk

Hello All,  There are exciting times ahead! Firstly, the National Clinical Coding Workforce Summit Initiated by the Board in response to the current and emerging challenges facing the Clinical Coding workforce, which many of you confirmed in the recent Case for Change Consultation Paper feedback, HIMAA’s National Coding Workforce Summit is an unparalleled opportunity to… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

Webinar 34: National Coding Rules – March 24 Edition.

Register Now & Find Out More March National Coding Rules Presented by: Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon, Director Clinical Coding Education Services   The March National Coding Rules are to be implemented on coding for patients who are admitted to hospital on or after 1st April 2024.  This webinar will explain these new NCRs using real case examples… Continue reading Webinar 34: National Coding Rules – March 24 Edition.

President’s report

Presidents Report – February 2024

Currency, Credentials and Experience

We hear from Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon as she discusses the role of accredited credentials in this changing era of health information, and the role of experience combined with up-to-date qualifications.

May & June Intake Cancellations

HIMAA will not be open for enrolments in June as we are conducting a major overhaul of the Clinical Coding Diploma learning materials. New enrolment dates for additional courses will open later in the year, dates will be confirmed and advertised soon. More details here.

La Trobe HIM Student under the Spotlight

Phitnaree Thutsanti, International HIM student at La Trobe University

Phitnaree Thutsanti is an international student studying the Bachelor of Health Information Management at La Trobe University. We hear about how Phitnaree has settled into life in Australia and what her future plans are.

Introduction to AI Scholarships

CSIRO’s National AI Centre and Institute of Applied Technology Digital have partnered to make AI education easily accessible.

Artificial intelligence (AI) ‘scholarships’ are now on offer to one million Australians, in a bid to increase the nation’s literacy of a technology estimated to be worth $4 trillion to the economy by the early 2030s. Read about free microcourses on offer.

HIM Student Profile

Third Year HIM Student Annika O'Shea

Meet Annika O’Shea. Annika is in her third year of her HIM degree at QUT. She is excited to provide some information about her study experiences and plans for the future.

SA Branch Education Session in February

SA Branch Education/Information Session February 2024 The SA Branch recently participated in anatomy and disease process education delivered by Professor Corinna Van Den Heuval, Head of School, School of Biomedicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences University of Adelaide. Prof. Corinna Van Den Heuvel completed her PhD on the response of amyloid precursor protein following… Continue reading SA Branch Education Session in February