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.

What does ‘work ready’ actually mean?

What does ‘work ready’ actually mean? HIMAA Director Education Services answers the question.

HIMAA Student Profile – Tahnee Callum

Meet Tahnee Callum, a seasoned health industry professional, transitioned into Clinical Coding in 2023, emphasizing continuous learning and relationship building with VMOs and Clinical Documentation Specialists under the mentorship of Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon.


Welcome to 2024 and new changes at QUT for the BHIM Degree

HIM Student Profile

Meet Alessia Di Carlo. Alessia is in the second year of her HIM degree at La Trobe. She is excited to provide some information about her study experiences and plans for the future.

Introducing Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon

As I adjust and orientate to the first few days at HIMAA, I have taken time to reflect on the professional assets that I bring to the role. While I am confident that I have a unique set of skills and deep knowledge of clinical coding with experience and learning from many angles and in… Continue reading Introducing Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon