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

HIMAAQ: Night of Networking

HIMAA Qld Branch hosted a Night of Networking on 26 August 2022. This was an opportunity for those in the HIMAAQ Mentoring Program to catch up but was open to all as a chance to mingle whilst enjoying canapes and drinks and to celebrate HIM Week.   Linda Westbrook and Clare Collinge from The Coding… Continue reading HIMAAQ: Night of Networking

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

Celebrating HIM Week

Thank you to everyone who took part in HIM Week 2022!

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

The University of Sydney Alumni

The University of Sydney Alumni would be happy to hear from Health Information Managers who graduated from Cumberland College of Health Sciences or The University of Sydney. Sophia de Mestre, Relationship Management, Advancement Portfolio, can be contacted on sophia.demestre@sydney.edu.au noting your qualification and year of graduation with your current contact details.   Cassandra JordanHonorary Careers Officer NSW… Continue reading The University of Sydney Alumni

NSW Private Hospitals CoP

The NSW Private Hospitals CoP meets bimonthly and has met twice this year. Topics discussed to date include development of standing items for meetings, private health involvement in CCLG, health fund audits, resolving health fund coding disputes, HIMAA committee updates, and plans for attendance at 2022 HIMAA Conference. Our group ranges across multiple private health… Continue reading NSW Private Hospitals CoP