President’s report

Presidents Report – February 2024

President’s Report

Have you ever thought what our health industry would be like without our HIM competencies, qualifications, and Profession? I know. Perish the thought! As a Board Director, it does no harm to reflect on the question, “So, what if …health organisation X does not have HIM competent personnel?”  It focuses, centres and anchors conversations. Very… Continue reading President’s Report

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Happy New Year for 2024 to everyone! I hope you had a chance to wind down, relax and enjoy this time of year in the way that works best for you. With the New Year well underway now, there are additional new beginnings since our Board meeting on 12 December 2023. In December we farewelled… Continue reading President’s report

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Well, the anticipation of attending the IFHIMA Congress/ HIMAA Conference and catching up with everyone was well worth it and realised with all its potential, and more.  With the expert and diligent curation of the Congress/ Conference Committee the programme offerings including 105 papers and 8 posters were presented by attendees representing 30 nationalities.  The… Continue reading President’s report

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I love the anticipation of attending the conference and catching up with everyone.  The countdown is well and truly started for our upcoming IFHIMA/ HIMAA Congress. There is such a a rich programme of topics and thought-provoking subjects. I look forward to welcoming our HIMAA members to sunny Brisbane and, also welcoming our international colleagues… Continue reading President’s report

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Spring has sprung! All the sporting finals are surging to their championship cups, the temperature and stretch of daylight promises us the summer we’ve all be waiting for.  And, it is almost the end of September, so our anticipation for the upcoming IFHIMA/ HIMAA combined congress is beginning to shift up a gear or two. … Continue reading President’s report

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What a wonderful, enthusiastic, and enriching HIM week! Lots of social media demonstrating the fun events and promotions of what HIMs and Clinical Coders offer to our employers. Thank you everyone for your participation. In addition, there were the three webinars hosted by HIMAA, all receiving positive feedback from attendees. The Board was especially delighted… Continue reading President’s report

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It’s been a very busy few weeks on all fronts.  The Winter strategies of hospitals are still struggling to cope with the demand; COVID still surges from time to time; the workforce concerns have not yet abated, and there are, as always, long lists of things to get done. Against that backdrop, the Board had… Continue reading President’s report

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It’s the Winter Solstice already.  I’m sure those of you working in hospital settings are dealing with your Winter activity and strategies to cope with the increased intake, the high demands on beds and possibly ambulance ramping, and overcrowding of your Emergency Department.  Amidst all of that, there is our experience relating to turnover of… Continue reading President’s report

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The Board met on Monday evening 24 April 2023 as part of our scheduled meetings for the year, with full attendance.  As this was the first meeting for our latest Director, Natasha Prasad, we concluded she passed with flying colours, as if she won’t! Our agenda covered updates on current operations and also on projects… Continue reading President’s report