At the 57th Annual General Meeting of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) on 27 October 2022 four positions become vacant for the role of Director of the Association and member of the HIMAA Board. Nominations are hereby invited. The nomination form is available by clicking on this link. Each candidate for election as… Continue reading Call for Nominations for Election to the HIMAA Board
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
Our student of the month for August is Edwin Lourdunathan from Glendenning in New South Wales. Edwin scored 93% in the clinical coding exam and is due to complete the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification very soon. We asked Edwin the following questions. What led you to enrol in our entry level course? Being… Continue reading Student Profile
What a week it was – celebrating HIM Week 2022! Thank you to all our webinar presenters: Lyn Williams, Kara Pollard, Karen Baker, Genevieve Westacott, Jean McGhie, Hiep Luu, Madeleine Maloof and Scott Epp. Unfortunately I was hit with the dreadful COVID-19 so I was out of action for the week, but enjoyed seeing some… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk
Thank you to everyone who took part in HIM Week 2022!
WHAT: Professional Development Day
WHEN: 16/09/2022 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Program of activities at 3M Office, North Ryde. Sponsored by 3M l M*Modal.
GUEST SPEAKERS: Joanne Fitzgerald, Winnie Ng and NSW Clinical Documentation Specialists
WHERE: 3M Office – 1 Rivett Road, North Ryde NSW 2113
A HIM member from overseas is seeking likeminded members to form International Community of Practice. This will replace the previous International Special Interest Group which was disbanded when the Convenor resigned. It is envisaged this COP will: Have a Zoom/Team call bi-monthly once and share the updates of codes/edition and how it impacts their day-to-day… Continue reading EOI – International Community of Practice
Privacy and Security Community of Practice article I Sharon Campbell The news this week from the West….a complete list of passengers potentially exposed to the Monkey Pox Virus was emailed to one passenger (with a highlighted name) https://www.yasstribune.com.au/story/7864599/wa-health-sorry-over-monkeypox-data-breach/?cs=7 . As shocking as it sounds this is not an isolated incident nor will it be the… Continue reading Privacy and Security CoP
August 2022 – Update for HIMAA members The Education Committee is releasing an annual update of the Health Information Manager (HIM) Professional Competency Standards matrix. This timeframe will benefit all stakeholders. In most years, the updates will be minor or incremental, the idea being to maintain currency of the document in line with advances within… Continue reading Education Committee Update
Since last month’s HIMAA Matters, HIMJ has published five On-line First articles. Research article Professional identity and workplace motivation: A case study of health information managers Abbey Nexhip, Merilyn Riley, Kerin Robinson. August 15, 2022 | OnlineFirst A cross-sectional online survey was administered to the 1985, 1995, 2005 and 2015 Australian health information… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ