Call for Expression of Interest – HIMAA Conference Committee

The national HIMAA Conference is our flagship Health Information Management event, receiving local and international recognition for its high calibre speakers, quality content and value for money professional development offering for members and the wider industry.   As Australia will host the IFHIMA Congress in conjunction with the 2023 HIMAA Conference, planning for both the… Continue reading Call for Expression of Interest – HIMAA Conference Committee

Call for Expression of Interest – Membership of HIMAA Professional Development Sub-Committee

The HIMAA Education Committee has responsibility for the professional content and focus of the HIMAA Professional Development Program. It is therefore re-establishing a HIMAA Professional Development Sub-Committee (PDSC), following its demise in recent years. The PDSC will report regularly to the Education Committee which in turn reports to the Board of Directors. The Education Committee… Continue reading Call for Expression of Interest – Membership of HIMAA Professional Development Sub-Committee

Call for Expression of Interest – Membership of HIMAA Education Committee

HIMAA is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI’s) from members to join its national Education Committee. The Committee and its specialist Sub-committees and Working Groups have a busy agenda to: Keep abreast of trends and developments in the healthcare sector that impact upon the profession or require HIMAA members to acquire updated skills and knowledge Provide… Continue reading Call for Expression of Interest – Membership of HIMAA Education Committee

OAIC Privacy Rules Submission

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) recently put out a call for submissions in relation to the review of the National Health (Privacy) Rules 2018. A submission prepared on behalf of HIMAA was developed and is now available on the OAIC website HERE. The submission was written and reviewed by the HIMAA Privacy and… Continue reading OAIC Privacy Rules Submission

HIMAA BRANCH MEMBERSHIP AWARDS 2021 NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Dear Members,   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… Continue reading HIMAA BRANCH MEMBERSHIP AWARDS 2021 NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Join us for the HIMAA National Conference 2021 to be held 25 – 27 October at the Crown Melbourne

This 38th Annual National Conference is the largest Health Information Management event in the industry and the only one that showcases the industry’s key issues in the one setting. 2021 Delegates can look forward to an informative 3 day program including the following:   Coding presentations Development and Next Steps for ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Twelfth Edition; Australian… Continue reading Join us for the HIMAA National Conference 2021 to be held 25 – 27 October at the Crown Melbourne

La Trobe University HIM courses now available online

The La Trobe University Academic Board recently approved major developments for its health information management profession-entry degrees, commencing in 2022:    Bachelor of Health Information Management – a new three-year degree.   Available from 2022: (i) online from anywhere in Australia; or (ii) face-to-face at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus.   Will replace the current undergraduate double-degree (which we will continue to teach to all currently enrolled students throughout the next four years).   Option for high performing… Continue reading La Trobe University HIM courses now available online

HIMAA ACCREDITATION COUNCIL – Call for Members

HIMAA is seeking expressions of interest from members to join its Accreditation Council to oversee the process of accrediting course and qualifications in the health information management profession at the tertiary education level.   HIMAA aims to accredit tertiary courses for the HIM profession by separating academic governance of accreditation (competency standards) from governance of… Continue reading HIMAA ACCREDITATION COUNCIL – Call for Members

HIMAAQ – Call for Convenor

HIMAA is seeking expressions of interest from members to join the Queensland Branch in the capacity of Branch Convener.   Conveners will be sought for HIMAA branches in WA, SA, Victoria, Tasmania, NSW, and the Capital Region (ACT and Southern NSW) ahead of the upcoming AGM. However, Queensland is calling for a new Convener at… Continue reading HIMAAQ – Call for Convenor

HIMAA Research Grant Scheme closes on 30 June 2021

Are you a financial member of HIMAA (ie. Full Member, Senior Associate, Associate) and are interested in starting a research project or have one planned but need some support?  The HIMAA Research Advisory Committee (RAC) can help.    The 2021 round of HIMAA Research Grant Scheme applications are now open and close on 30 June 2021.    The HIMAA Research Grant scheme aims… Continue reading HIMAA Research Grant Scheme closes on 30 June 2021