Clinical Documentation Improvement CoP – New Convenor

The Clinical Documentation Improvement CoP, led by new Convenor, Cassandra Rupnik, will be running an Expression of Interest in February 2023, to engage new members and industry colleagues – look out for the EOI in the February edition of HIMAA Matters and on our website  under Current Opportunities.   Congratulations to Cassie on her new… Continue reading Clinical Documentation Improvement CoP – New Convenor

HIMAA Research Grant Scheme Open for Applications

The HIMAA Board of Directors and the Research Advisory Committee are pleased to announce that the 2022 HIMAA Research Grant Scheme is now open for applications. The HIMAA Research Grant scheme aims to fund worthy health information management related projects, with a total of $5,000 available in funding for projects commencing in 2023. As the… Continue reading HIMAA Research Grant Scheme Open for Applications

EXTENDED: Research Interest & Investigator Participation Survey of HIMAA Members

All HIMAA members are invited to participate in the Research Interest & Investigator Participation Survey of HIMAA Members. As with any profession, a strategic requirement for Health Information Managers (HIMs) is the conduct of profession-related research to build the knowledge base and support the professional development and progression of its members. HIMs and Clinical Coders (CCs)… Continue reading EXTENDED: Research Interest & Investigator Participation Survey of HIMAA Members

Call for Nominations for Election to the HIMAA Board

At the 57th Annual General Meeting of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) on 27 October 2022 four positions become vacant for the role of Director of the Association and member of the HIMAA Board. Nominations are hereby invited. The nomination form is available by clicking on this link. Each candidate for election as… Continue reading Call for Nominations for Election to the HIMAA Board

Privacy and Security CoP

Privacy and Security Community of Practice article   I   Sharon Campbell The news this week from the West….a complete list of passengers potentially exposed to the Monkey Pox Virus was emailed to one passenger (with a highlighted name) https://www.yasstribune.com.au/story/7864599/wa-health-sorry-over-monkeypox-data-breach/?cs=7 . As shocking as it sounds this is not an isolated incident nor will it be the… Continue reading Privacy and Security CoP

Have you made the most of your HIMAA membership?

Membership with HIMAA indicates your commitment to the profession and allows you to network with other professionals and be updated on changes and developments in your field. Through your membership HIMAA can advocate and advance the profession on behalf of you and your colleagues. If you have not renewed your membership, it is still not… Continue reading Have you made the most of your HIMAA membership?

Research Interest & Investigator Participation Survey of HIMAA Members

All HIMAA members are invited to participate in the Research Interest & Investigator Participation Survey of HIMAA Members. As with any profession, a strategic requirement for Health Information Managers (HIMs) is the conduct of profession-related research to build the knowledge base and support the professional development and progression of its members. HIMs and Clinical Coders (CCs)… Continue reading Research Interest & Investigator Participation Survey of HIMAA Members