HIMAA Membership – renewing now!

HIMAA memberships are due for renewal on 30 June 2021.   Being a member of an organisation that supports health information management professionals at all levels of the healthcare system is of national and local importance. Renew before 30 June 2021 to go into the draw to win a $30 credit towards your next HIMAA… Continue reading HIMAA Membership – renewing now!

HIMAA NSW Branch Event Wrap Up

Thursday 3 June 2021 saw the NSW Branch host another professional development event at Hornsby RSL. The event was well attended and we all enjoyed a delicious hot buffet breakfast.   The event saw presentations from: Dr Mooney, Cardiologist, on chest pain Sharon Bowen, HNELHD, on their HAC programme Kara Pollard/Melissa Turnell, CCLHD, on their… Continue reading HIMAA NSW Branch Event Wrap Up

HIMAAQ Branch Changes

Kathleen Rogers, HIMAAQ Branch Convenor since 2017, has made the difficult decision to step down as Branch Convenor due to work commitments.   Kathleen has played a pivotal role in HIMAAQ for more than 10 years, assisting them to deliver several successful Branch events. Kathleen’s significant contribution to the Queensland bid for the next IFHIMA… Continue reading HIMAAQ Branch Changes

HIMAAQ 2021 Mentoring Program – Off to a reinvigorated start!

HIMAAQ is pleased to report that it has regenerated it’s annual mentoring program after lying dormant for fourteen years. In 2021 the program signed ten pairs of mentors and mentees to the program, with students enrolled in their 2nd or 3rd year in the HIM degree at QUT forming the mentee group. The program had more… Continue reading HIMAAQ 2021 Mentoring Program – Off to a reinvigorated start!

HIMAA Membership

Dear Members   I am very pleased to have the opportunity of working with you as the new Member Engagement Manager.   In 2021 HIMAA is delivering great initiatives like our new webinar series. We will continue to support you at every stage of your career to promote and advocate for the HIM profession by:… Continue reading HIMAA Membership

Victorian Branch Committee Membership Opportunity

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST   Victorian Branch Committee Membership   An exciting opportunity exists to join the HIMAA Victorian Branch.   The Victorian Branch Committee of HIMAA offers rewarding experience both personally and professionally.  The branch is a strong and enthusiastic group of volunteers who give their time in order for their membership to… Continue reading Victorian Branch Committee Membership Opportunity

PhD scholarship in NLP and ML

PhD scholarship in NLP and ML. Both local and on-shore international students can apply.   Project Title - Mapping Clinical Classification Systems Using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Techniques  Applications close on 16 May 2021.  Link: https://bit.ly/2Pd5YRI      

Member Profile: Carolyn Griffin, Health Information Manager / Clinical Coding

Retirement  Carolyn Griffin is retiring in April after 40 years as a Health Information Manager. She completed her Medical Record Administrator Degree in 1981 and started her career in Swan Hill where she spent 25 years in various roles including Quality Co-ordinator, Assistant HIM and Chief HIM, as well as serving on the Victorian Coding Committee… Continue reading Member Profile: Carolyn Griffin, Health Information Manager / Clinical Coding