IFHIMA Director and Deputy Director Announcement

It is my great pleasure, as the new President of the International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA), to announce that Sharon Campbell has been appointed as HIMAA’s IFHIMA National Director, and Cassie Rupnik as the Deputy Director for the next 3 years. In addition, Sharon will also take on the role of IFHIMA… Continue reading IFHIMA Director and Deputy Director Announcement

2022 HIMAA Branch Membership Award Nominations Now Open

Each year, HIMAA and the State Branches recognise member service to the Association and / or significant achievements on behalf of the Association or the health information management profession. There are two categories – Student of the Year and Practitioner of the Year.  Awards in these two categories are conferred at two levels – Branch… Continue reading 2022 HIMAA Branch Membership Award Nominations Now Open

EOI for HIMAA Student Community of Practice (SCOP)

We are excited to call for an EOI for HIMAA Student Community of Practice (SCOP). This is a national group to incorporate students from HIM degrees and HIMAA Clinical Coding courses to play an active role with HIMAA. SCOP will work with the CEO in representing and advocating for students’ interests in initiatives and committees… Continue reading EOI for HIMAA Student Community of Practice (SCOP)

EOI – Clinical Documentation Integrity (Competency Standards) Working Group (CDIWG)

The Education Committee has responsibility for all educational standards for all categories and educational levels of the HIMAA membership. The CDIWG reports to the Education Committee, which reports to the Board of Directors. It is seeking expressions of interest (EoI) from eligible HIMAA members to join the new Clinical Documentation Integrity (Competency Standards) Working Group… Continue reading EOI – Clinical Documentation Integrity (Competency Standards) Working Group (CDIWG)

IFHIMA Implementation of ICD-11

IFHIMA has recently released a position statement affirming their commitment to the implementation of ICD-11. The statement may be found here.  A shout out to IFHIMA and HIMAA member, Ms. Filippa Pretty, for drafting the statement which articulates the importance of ICD-11 as it addresses data standardisation and higher quality data supporting the WHO’s Sustainable Development… Continue reading IFHIMA Implementation of ICD-11

IFHIMA Celebrates World Health Day April 7, 2022

                  Dear Friends and Colleagues,   Today, April 7th is World Health Day, and as part of our 2022 World Health Day activities, IFHIMA released a position statement affirming our commitment to the implementation of ICD-11. The statement may be found here.    Our sincere thanks to IFHIMA and HIMAA… Continue reading IFHIMA Celebrates World Health Day April 7, 2022