Happy New Year to all HIMAA Members.
To kick off 2024, HIMJ’s first issue (Vol 53, No.1) was released on January 1st. This issue is the commemorative Special Issue celebrating HIMAA’s hosting of the IFHIMA 20th International Congress, in collaboration with the Health Information Management Association’s 40th National Conference at the Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre, October 30 – November 1, 2023. Included in the Special Issue are an introductory Editorial and the winning paper from each of the IFHIMA Regions, that were presented at the Congress:
Special Issue of the Health Information Management Journal IFHIMA 20th International Congress and HIMAA 40th National Congress: Advancing global health in pursuit of high-quality digital information
Catherine Garvey, Vicki Bennett, and Joan Henderson
The need for health information management professionals in Malawi health facilities
Teddie Chima, Esmie Mkwinda, and Stephen Kumwenda – from Malawi
Designing a comprehensive minimum dataset for patients with COVID-19 in Iranian hospital information systems
Hosna Salmani, Sadegh Sharafi, Ahlam Almanie, Fatemeh Niknam, Zeynab Naseri, Sara Mobarak, and Saeed Jelvay – from Iran
Challenges and successes in implementing an integrated electronic patient record (HIVE) at the Manchester University National Health Service Foundation Trust, England: 1000+ legacy systems, 10 hospitals, one electronic patient record
Mandy Burns – from the United Kingdom
Telepsychiatry readiness assessment at the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Soeharto Heerdjan Hospital, Indonesia
Ifah Muzdalifah and Hosizah Markam – from Indonesia
Health information management and physiotherapy faculty collaboration to discover the use of health informatics hiding in plain sight in an entry-level DPT program.
David Gibbs, Karen Gibbs, and Barbara Hewitt – from the United States of America.
The applications of Australian-coded ICD-10 and ICD-10-AM data in research: A scoping review of the literature.
Merilyn Riley, Jenn Lee, Sally Richardson, Stephanie Gjorgioski, and Kerin Robinson – from Australia.