HIMAA Student Profile

Our student of the month for August is Anna Boon from Oran Park in New South Wales. Cathy scored 92% in the clinical coding exam, has completed the HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding and is keen to start consolidating her clinical coding knowledge. We spoke with Anna on her experience, read below:  What led you… Continue reading HIMAA Student Profile

QUT HIM Student under the Spotlight

Elizabeth (Liz) Grimmett, Final year Health Information Management student at the Queensland University of Technology What are your background and interests and how did these lead to your enrolment in the in Bachelor of HIM? My path to HIM has not been linear! After graduating with a business degree, I worked in community cultural development… Continue reading QUT HIM Student under the Spotlight

La Trobe HIM Student under the Spotlight

Zoe Farr, La Trobe Student – Master of Health Information Management  What is your background and what led you to study a Master of Health Information Management? Where do you see the HIM qualification taking you? I have a background in physics and education but transitioned into the Healthcare sector by studying Clinical Coding though HIMAA… Continue reading La Trobe HIM Student under the Spotlight

HIMAA Student Profile

Our student of the month for July is Cathy Wong from Calamvale in Queensland. Cathy scored 93% in clinical coding, has completed the HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding and is keen to start consolidating her clinical coding knowledge.   We asked Cathy the following questions.   Why did you choose clinical coding as a career… Continue reading HIMAA Student Profile

HIM Student under the Spotlight

Jed Castle, La Trobe Student – Bachelor of Health Information Management  What are your background and interests and how did these lead to your enrolment in the in Bachelor of HIM? Are you currently working? If so, what are you doing? I am a born and bred Geelong boy by heart, growing up down by the… Continue reading HIM Student under the Spotlight

HIM Student under the Spotlight

Deborah Carlile is a mature aged student in the Bachelor of Health Information Management at Queensland University of Technology. She is currently in her 5th year of part time study, aiming to complete her degree in 2024. What are your background and interests and how did these lead to your enrolment in the in Bachelor… Continue reading HIM Student under the Spotlight

Education Committee Update

The Education Committee has been working very hard on behalf of all HIMAA Members. Following are some updates from its Sub-committee and Working Groups. Clinical Coder Performance Standards (CCWG) Thank you to all of the HIMAA members and others from the national clinical coding workforce who registered for, and completed, the survey distributed by the… Continue reading Education Committee Update

HIMAA Student Profile

Our student of the month for June is Nagesh Sunkara from Flagstaff Hill in South Australia. Nagesh scored 96% for clinical coding and has successfully completed the HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding. We asked Nagesh the following questions. What led you to enrol in the Diploma? After my master’s degree with research abruptly stopped due… Continue reading HIMAA Student Profile

HIM Student under the Spotlight

Thao Tran, final year Master of Health Information Management student at La Trobe University. What is your background? My background is actually in the optical field! I completed my Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) at Flinders University and have years of optical dispensing experience in both retail and independent optometry practice environments. What state… Continue reading HIM Student under the Spotlight

HIM Student under the Spotlight

This is the first in a series of short articles about students studying HIM at the Queensland University of Technology and La Trobe University. Students were asked a series of questions about their studies and what drew them to the HIM degrees. This article is from Katelyn Carr, third year Bachelor of Health Information Management… Continue reading HIM Student under the Spotlight