Latest from HIMJ

HIMJ has recently published three OnlineFirst articles. A brief summary of each is provided below…   Review article  Social media in health communication: A literature review of information quality    Eric Afful-Dadzie, Anthony Afful-Dadzie, Sulemana Bankuoru Egala.   4 April 2021 | OnlineFirst  The quality of health information on social media was reviewed to understand how these issues have been framed and addressed in the literature. Because of the varied… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

Launch of new HIM-Interchange website

The HIM-Interchange Subcommittee is pleased to announce the new HIM-Interchange website is now live. The website is the new home for all things HIM-Interchange.    The committee has worked hard to develop a new journal format that is compatible with the digital world we live in. The website enables members to read the journal online, access current and previous issues,… Continue reading Launch of new HIM-Interchange website

PhD scholarship in NLP and ML

PhD scholarship in NLP and ML. Both local and on-shore international students can apply.   Project Title - Mapping Clinical Classification Systems Using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Techniques  Applications close on 16 May 2021.  Link:      

Member Profile: Carolyn Griffin, Health Information Manager / Clinical Coding

Retirement  Carolyn Griffin is retiring in April after 40 years as a Health Information Manager. She completed her Medical Record Administrator Degree in 1981 and started her career in Swan Hill where she spent 25 years in various roles including Quality Co-ordinator, Assistant HIM and Chief HIM, as well as serving on the Victorian Coding Committee… Continue reading Member Profile: Carolyn Griffin, Health Information Manager / Clinical Coding

WA Sundowner for the students

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How not to document – learnings for CDS, HIM/Coders & Clinicians

Glenn and Robin bring their extensive knowledge of clinical documentation, quality care and clinician engagement to look at clinical documentation practices that reflect both complexity of care and healthcare funding. Using real case studies, in this webinar they consider clinical documentation practices that may be denied by insurance providers in the private setting or in… Continue reading How not to document – learnings for CDS, HIM/Coders & Clinicians

HIMAA NSW Branch PD June 2021

Introducing the HIMAA Research Advisory Committee

The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) is focused on promoting a more inclusive and extensive research culture throughout the profession. This involves raising the levels of research awareness, support and capacity across the membership.

Congratulations to HIM-Interchange

Congratulations to all members of the HIM-Interchange (HIM-I) Editorial Subcommittee, led by HIM-I Editor  Joanne Fitzgerald, for their outstanding achievement in transitioning HIM-I from its paper-base to an online journal format. Since its creation in 2011 as HIMAA’s professional practice journal, HIM-I has been a valued ‘go-to’ read of HIMAA members because of the quality and relevance of its content.

Make privacy a priority

Jane Larkan, Health Information Manager, Mount Hospital (WA) and Meleah Herbert, A/Director Health Information Management, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (Qld)