From the CEO’s Desk

CEO Report Welcome to 2024! I trust you are rested and ready to embrace all that 2024 brings. This year is going to be full of opportunities to continue to learn, mature, collaborate and network within your chosen career of health information management. For myself and almost everyone I meet who works in or supports… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

From the CEO’s Desk

The joint 20th IFHIMA Congress and 40th HIMAA Conference at the end of October was a fantastic opportunity for our profession and industry to connect, network, collaborate and learn.  Thank you to every person who attended, to those who presented, to those who had enquiring and open minds, to those who exhibited, to those who… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

From the CEO’s Desk

I am delighted to have been appointed to the Chief Executive Officer role of HIMAA.  This is a role I not only believe I can do well but is a role that I want to do.  As I have spent time in the interim CEO role, I have become increasingly aware that action needs to… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

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After 16 years with HIMAA, Lyn Williams, Director Education Services will be retiring at the end of the year.  Lyn has been instrumental in leading and growing HIMAA’s clinical coding focussed education services.  Today HIMAA is a successful Registered Training Organisation with over 700 national and international students enrolled in 9 different courses.  Lyn has… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

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

From the CEO’s Desk

It is a privilege to be Interim CEO of HIMAA and I thank everyone for their congratulatory remarks and support as I join HIMAA in this important role and time in the profession’s history to keep the momentum of the Association going during the CEO transition. For those of you who I have not met… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

From the CEO’s Desk

This is my last report as Sallyanne Wissmann is welcomed into the role of the Interim CEO. I leave with an assurance that HIMAA is in excellent hands. It has been my privilege to be a part of HIMAA and I thank you for supporting me in my role as the CEO. I am pleased… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

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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

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

From the CEO’s Desk

HIMAA State Branches are gearing up for activities. It is great to see the first one up and running from NSW with a focus on Digital Health, with speakers from ACT Health talking about EPIC EMR Implementation Document Scanning. The session will include a panel discussion, HIS tour and lunch held on 26 April 2023.… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk