HIMAA Membership Enhancement Strategy

During HIM Week we introduced the 2023-2024 Membership Enhancement Strategy, a framework designed around ‘Membership Enhancement’ of the HIMAA community. This program aims to improve satisfaction, value and engagement for our members.

Membership Awards

Each year HIMAA and the State Branches recognise member service and significant achievement to the Association or the health information management profession. Nominations are now open for the two categories: Student of the Year and Practitioner of the Year.

HIMAA VIC Branch Member Survey

VIC Branch is seeking input from members in order to plan and provide events going forward, and determine how best to offer value to our members. A survey will be distributed in the next week to all VIC members.   We would appreciate your time in responding to the survey.

HIMAA QLD Branch Mid-Year Social Event

The HIMAAQ Branch recently held their annual Night of Networking sponsored by TIMG; and as part of HIM Week the Branch has been engaging with over 450 secondary schools across the state.

SA Branch Committee Update

The SA Branch Committee recently hosted a Christmas in July Social Dinner. This was a wonderful occasion for members to come together, celebrate and strengthen their bonds. HIMAA are pleased with the attendance of the event including President Catherine Garvey.

QUT Open Day

Recently at the QUT Open Day where the Bachelor of HIM was profiled with a booth and presentations. Interim CEO, Sallyanne Wissmann met with Sue Walker, Course Coordinator at the booth.

La Trobe University HIM Week Morning Tea

La Trobe University (HIM) academics hosted an intimate morning tea to celebrate HIM Awareness Week. This provided a great opportunity to celebrate the profession and its strong advocacy for the authorised use of quality health information.

Webinar 28: Unpacking ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 12th Edition Changes on Diabetes and Neoplasms

HIMAA in partnership with iMedX is pleased to announce the last session of our three-part series on unpacking the 12th edition changes of the ICD-10-AM coding standards. In this session, we will delve into neoplasms and diabetes along with practical case studies and examples. This session will cover the following key topics: Diabetes Basics of… Continue reading Webinar 28: Unpacking ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 12th Edition Changes on Diabetes and Neoplasms

Webinar 29: My Health Record Update

Digital Health is transforming the way in which healthcare is provided in Australia, enabling clinicians to safely share critical patient information to support informed clinical decision-making and healthcare management as well as empowering people to participate in their own health care. My Health Record is enabling key health information to be shared between different clinical information systems… Continue reading Webinar 29: My Health Record Update

HIMAA Student Profile

Our student of the month for August is Anna Boon from Oran Park in New South Wales. Cathy scored 92% in the clinical coding exam, has completed the HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding and is keen to start consolidating her clinical coding knowledge. We spoke with Anna on her experience, read below:  What led you… Continue reading HIMAA Student Profile