From Our Members

Member Name: Rahimah Mah  Membership Category: Senior AssociateFirst joined HIMAA: 2019 Event: HIMAA VIC Online Social & Games Night! (March 3rd 2022)   What did you enjoy most about the evening? Getting to know friendly new faces. It was also interesting to meet different HIMs who are doing different jobs, yet we are all related to health information. Playing games online together… Continue reading From Our Members

HIMAANSW Branch Update – Feb 2022

News from NSW Well, another year of COVID throwing our plans into disarray. Our planned Professional Development events are again on hold. Thank you to all of our lined-up presenters and sponsors for understanding.   We are still trying to maintain relevance in NSW; Branch member Cassandra Jordan has been liaising with the National Office… Continue reading HIMAANSW Branch Update – Feb 2022

HIMAAQ Branch Update

Happy New Year! HIMAAQ has been busy planning exciting things for 2022, but let’s first start with a look back how we closed out 2021.   Networking Dinner at Persone   We were treated to a night of Italian fine dining, beautiful river views and catching up with HIMAAQ members right across the state, all… Continue reading HIMAAQ Branch Update

Privacy and Security Matters

The stuff of HIM nightmares   Data breaches can be the stuff of HIM nightmares.  You may not be able to prevent them, so it’s a good idea to prepare for them. There may be scenarios that you have not even thought would happen in your workplace! Data breaches are defined as being illegal disclosures… Continue reading Privacy and Security Matters

Accreditation Council

Hello from the Accreditation Council! The Accreditation Council is a committee of HIMAA which reports to the HIMAA Board. The Council is responsible for the accreditation of ‘Health Information Management’ courses.  Underpinning the accreditation program are the Health Information Management Competency Standards.  You can find the Competency Standards on the Competency Standards homepage. Did you… Continue reading Accreditation Council

2021 National Conference CPD Points

If you attended HIMAA’s virtual national conference last month you may be entitled to as many as 80 CPD points towards our Professional Credentialing Scheme. First time submissions only need 75 points in 12 months to be eligible to receive post nominal recognition, or 150 points in 24 months to renew your accreditation. The scheme… Continue reading 2021 National Conference CPD Points

La Trobe University Health Information Management Undergraduate and Master Applications Now Open

La Trobe University is currently taking both Undergraduate and Master applications for their Health Information Management programs. For more information, visit:     Bachelor of Health Information Management https://www.latrobe.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-health-information-management     Master of Health Information Management https://www.latrobe.edu.au/courses/master-of-health-information-management     Master of Health Information Management webinars https://www.latrobe.edu.au/study/postgrad/pg-webinars

HIMAAVIC Branch Update

After the lockdowns of the last two years, which have been particularly challenging for Victorians, it has been great to be able to get out of the house and taste something closer to ‘normality’. The Victorian Branch would like to let members know that there are no further events planned for 2021, however we do… Continue reading HIMAAVIC Branch Update

HIMAAQ Mentoring Program 2022

After the success of the 2021 HIMAAQ Mentoring Program, HIMAAQ is pleased to announce that the Mentoring Program will continue in 2022. We are seeking members who want to become a mentor to HIM students and help the new generation of HIMs transition from university to working life. Contact: qldbranch@himaa.org.au for more information. EOIs will… Continue reading HIMAAQ Mentoring Program 2022

HIMAANSW – Bring on 2022 we say!

  With this year over it is time to look forward to what 2022 will bring for the NSW Branch.  Kara Pollard, Co-convenor 2019-2021, has been appointed to the HIMAA Board.  With Kara’s departure, Melissa Turnell is now sharing the convening role with Kim Osborne.  Kara will be a great addition to the Board and… Continue reading HIMAANSW – Bring on 2022 we say!