2021 HIMAA Membership Award Winners

2021 HIMAA Membership Award Winners Congratulations to the National Award recipients announced last month, during HIMAA’s virtual National Conference. Award winners Include National Practitioner of the Year: Grant Duffill, National Student of the Year: Anna Carter, and special mention goes to this year’s Life Membership recipient Alexandra Toth. HIMAA Branch Awards went to: NSW Practitioner… Continue reading 2021 HIMAA Membership Award Winners

Privacy and Security SIG

The Privacy and Security SIG has had a busy year. I am especially proud of some achievements that we have reached, including a submission to the OAIC which was developed by members of the SIG and other HIMs in the industry. This enabled us to have a voice and be acknowledged as an important group… Continue reading Privacy and Security SIG

Education Committee – Update to HIMAA Membership

The HIMAA Education Committee is finishing a very successful year during which it has addressed a huge agenda. Our strategy has been to: Reinstate lapsed sub-committees and working groups that are critical to HIMAA’s educational focus Update or properly define HIMAA’s HIM education-related standards for course accreditation, and update HIM professional competency standards for profession entry, intermediate and advanced levels Initiate… Continue reading Education Committee – Update to HIMAA Membership

Behind The Code

Free “Behind the Code” Podcasts are now delivered straight to the members’ email inboxes. Please look out for your link which is delivered in the first week of every month. Don’t forget to check your Spam folder and move us to your safe list to ensure you receive future episodes by saving our email address.

Education Committee – Update to HIMAA Membership

Education is critical for all members of the Health Information Management workforce, both in their qualifying degree or course and later throughout their professional careers. The Education Committee is HIMAA’s expert body on education (except for HIMAA’s own clinical coding courses). Its key foci are to: Develop and maintain currency of the profession’s core competency… Continue reading Education Committee – Update to HIMAA Membership

HIMAA’s Professional Credentialing Scheme

  Post-nominals can demonstrate dedication to a profession. By participating in HIMAA’s Professional Credentialing Scheme members can gain the right to use postnominals. The scheme is available to all members free of charge. It allows members to gain the post-nominal CHIM (Certified Health Information Manager) for Full or New Graduate Members with a HIMAA-accredited HIM… Continue reading HIMAA’s Professional Credentialing Scheme

HIMAA Queensland Branch Update

The HIMAA Queensland Branch held a social event at The Black Market Albion on Friday 10 September 2021. We were treated to a night of Italian and Mexican food trucks, drinks and live music, with more than 40 people in attendance. It was exciting to see that more than half of those attending were current… Continue reading HIMAA Queensland Branch Update

Time is Running Out

If you haven’t renewed your membership yet, RENEW NOW! As a HIMAA member you receive free webinars, free podcasts, discounts to paid webinars and the upcoming 2021 National Conference. This is a transformative time for HIMAA and we want you to be a part of the journey. We recently appointed Dreda Heard to develop a… Continue reading Time is Running Out


Nominations Close Tuesday 31 August 2021   Each year HIMAA and the State Branches recognise member service to the Association and/or significant achievements on behalf of the Association and the Health Information Management profession. There are two categories: Student of the Year and Practitioner of the Year.  Awards in these categories are conferred at two levels: Branch and National.   Each… Continue reading HIMAA BRANCH 2021 MEMBERSHIP AWARDS

SA HIMAA Branch – Prohibition Liquor Co Gin Cruise

The SA HIMAA Branch held a successful networking evening onboard the Popeye cruise participating in Adelaide’s iconic award-winning gin distillery Prohibition Liquor Co Gin Masterclass. (No heating was required on the boat!!)   Around 20 people from across the public and private sectors, including a number of friends and colleagues, attended.   Members learnt the… Continue reading SA HIMAA Branch – Prohibition Liquor Co Gin Cruise