August was a month of health information management promotion. During HIM Week it was great to see many health information management professionals and their employers using social media, with the hashtags #himweek #himweek2023 and #himaa, to recognise, appreciate and celebrate the profession. In addition, many members participated with their local teams. The greatest asset for… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk
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
It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of Ian Rowe, a long-term supporter of the health information management profession. PHOTO PROVIDED BY LINDA WESTBROOK Professor Phyllis Watson AM recalls a young Ian Rowe starting the “Rolls” company back in 1971, the beginning of Ian’s commitment to the profession across Australia. “When… Continue reading Remembering Ian Rowe, Founder Rolls Australia
Join the HIMAA NSW Branch at their PD Day on Monday 25 September 2023. NSW Health Offices, 1 Reserve Rd, St Leonards NSW 2065 REGISTER HERE Registration closes Friday 15th September 2023.
HIMAA is seeking an experienced leader who wants to make a positive difference within the Australian healthcare system. The Health Information Management Association of Australia represents the specialists in information management who work within all levels of the healthcare system. An exciting opportunity exists for a new Chief Executive Officer to grow HIMAA’s influence and… Continue reading HIMAA Recruitment – Chief Executive Officer
Elizabeth (Liz) Grimmett, Final year Health Information Management student at the Queensland University of Technology What are your background and interests and how did these lead to your enrolment in the in Bachelor of HIM? My path to HIM has not been linear! After graduating with a business degree, I worked in community cultural development… Continue reading QUT HIM Student under the Spotlight
Since the July issue of HIMAA Matters, six new papers were published in HIMJ … Research article Perceptions of Portuguese medical coders on the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS: A national survey Philipa Santos Martins, Fernando Lopes, Julio Souza, Alberto Freitas, Joao Vasco Santos July 18, 2023 | OnlineFirst In this observational web-based survey study, the… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ
Zoe Farr, La Trobe Student – Master of Health Information Management What is your background and what led you to study a Master of Health Information Management? Where do you see the HIM qualification taking you? I have a background in physics and education but transitioned into the Healthcare sector by studying Clinical Coding though HIMAA… Continue reading La Trobe HIM Student under the Spotlight