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

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

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

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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

From the CEO’s Desk

The joint 20th IFHIMA Congress and 40th National HIMAA Conference registration is now open. Please go to https://ifhimacongress2023.com.au/ to view the Draft Program as well as the partnership prospectus. Confirmed speakers include: Dr Stephen Duckett is a health economist and an Honorary Enterprise Professor in the School of Population and Global Health and in the… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

From the CEO’s Desk

What a Conference it was! The 19th HIMAA National Conference was held 26-28 October at the Hilton Adelaide with around 270 delegates. There were many highlights enjoyed by all, as witnessed by the following feedback: The opening plenary session (Acknowledgement of Country, Health Minister address and the address by Brigadier Isaac Seidl) was fantastic. Possibly… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

From the CEO’s Desk

The countdown is on. It is just one month to the 2022 HIMAA National Conference where I am looking forward to having the opportunity to meet with you in-person! I would like to thank the SA Branch members of the 2022 Conference Committee who have done a wonderful job in arranging the pre-Conference optional events,… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

From the CEO’s Desk

What a week it was – celebrating HIM Week 2022! Thank you to all our webinar presenters: Lyn Williams, Kara Pollard, Karen Baker, Genevieve Westacott, Jean McGhie, Hiep Luu, Madeleine Maloof and Scott Epp. Unfortunately I was hit with the dreadful COVID-19 so I was out of action for the week, but enjoyed seeing some… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

From the CEO’s Desk

We received overwhelming support for the HIM Week preparation with close to 100 packs requested and over 20 support letters to be sent from HIMAA. We will send additional copies of the support letter where we can from our membership database. The packs will be sent from next week. These are designed to be items… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

From the CEO’s Desk

I’m so excited that the registration for the 2022 HIMAA National Conference is now open! The anticipated program is full, we will be making the draft program available soon with a number of distinguished speakers already confirmed including The Honourable Christopher Picton, Mark Brommeyer, Melissa Bond, Kate Quirke and Sabine Bennett. Please visit our conference… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk