President’s report

I think I can speak for the SA Branch in thanking the Conference Committee, our generous sponsors, the fantastic line up of speakers and presenters, and last but not least, our energetic, engaging and enthusiastic delegates, all of whom contributed to a successful and enjoyable Adelaide Conference in October.  Sadly, the weather was not as… Continue reading President’s report

President’s report

Hello Members, In the past month I have attended both the CDI and ACHSM Asia Pacific Annual Congress which were well patronised. It was great to catch up with many colleagues and friends that have not been seen face-to-face since COVID. The side conversations and incidental encounters are wonderful and is something I have missed… Continue reading President’s report

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Hello Members, I loved seeing the photos of members celebrating this year’s HIM Week, which aligned with our theme of “Keeping Health Information Human”. It is the great people in our profession who make the profession. Not only are we celebrating our vocation during HIM Week but we are also showing others in the workplace… Continue reading President’s report

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Hello Members, It got me! Earlier this month, I caught COVID-19 because I had become complacent in wearing a mask in an enclosed area. I now know what all the fuss is about with the congestion and lethargy symptoms still persisting as I enter week four. I’m also hearing many people around me catching COVID-19… Continue reading President’s report

President’s report

Hello Members, Earlier this month I participated in my work’s indigenous immersion experience which involved spending a week with two different Indigenous families in Central Australia. It was a privilege to be able to spend time with our First Peoples in remote and regional Australia and to learn about their cultures, and their societal and… Continue reading President’s report

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Hello Members,   Last week was National Volunteer Week. My team at Telstra Health had the chance to spend a day at the Asylum Seeker Centre in Sydney as part of our corporate volunteering efforts. This gave us an opportunity to remove ourselves from our day-to-day roles and engage directly with refugees waiting for asylum… Continue reading President’s report

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Hello Members,   The Board recently got an update from Jae that the modernisation of our systems that support HIMAA in delivering services to members is progressing well. You can read about the details in Jae’s report. During my first speech as President at the end of the 2018 National Conference, I outlined that my… Continue reading President’s report

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Hello Members, My thoughts are with our members in Queensland and northern NSW who were impacted by the floods earlier this month. Please reach out if there’s any way we can assist. Aside from the extreme weather, Autumn is my favourite season, given the milder temperatures and reduced amounts of pollen in the air that… Continue reading President’s report

President’s report

Hello Members   Welcome to the first President’s Report for 2022! During the last week I’ve been able to attend a couple of in person events. Remember the novelty of being able to see the bottom half of the person you’re talking to and not having to worry about the mute button – although in… Continue reading President’s report

President’s report

Hello Members,    This year’s HIMAA Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on the 26 October 2021 online. During the meeting I shared with members that the last 12 months had been another difficult year. Despite the challenges, HIMAA has stabilised operationally and has positioned the Association in a financially strong position. We were able… Continue reading President’s report