HIMAAQ Branch Update

Happy New Year! HIMAAQ has been busy planning exciting things for 2022, but let’s first start with a look back how we closed out 2021.   Networking Dinner at Persone   We were treated to a night of Italian fine dining, beautiful river views and catching up with HIMAAQ members right across the state, all… Continue reading HIMAAQ Branch Update

Privacy and Security Matters

The stuff of HIM nightmares   Data breaches can be the stuff of HIM nightmares.  You may not be able to prevent them, so it’s a good idea to prepare for them. There may be scenarios that you have not even thought would happen in your workplace! Data breaches are defined as being illegal disclosures… Continue reading Privacy and Security Matters

Latest from HIMJ

A lot has happened at HIMJ since the last issue of HIMAA Matters in 2021. Below is a ‘catch-up list’ of:   the January Issue of HIMJ for 2022 Virtual Special Issue on Health Data and Diversity, and Recently published On-Line First articles.   HIMJ Volume 51, No, 1 (January 2022) includes:   Review Article … Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

Vale – Jonette McDonnell

We were saddened to hear that Jonette McDonnell (nee Jarvis), aged 77, passed away on Thursday, 3 February 2022, following a short illness. She will be remembered by many HIMs with whom she worked over the years, and particularly by members of the ACT HIMAA Branch.   Jonette and I met in January, 1962 when… Continue reading Vale – Jonette McDonnell

Expressions of Interest – IFHIMA Global News Editor

The International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA) is looking for a volunteer to undertake the role of Editor of their online newsletter, Global News. Global News includes approximately 10-20 articles per issue, and there are 3 issues produced per year. As the next IFHIMA President will be an Australian, Vicki Bennett, the preference… Continue reading Expressions of Interest – IFHIMA Global News Editor

Accreditation Council

Hello from the Accreditation Council! The Accreditation Council is a committee of HIMAA which reports to the HIMAA Board. The Council is responsible for the accreditation of ‘Health Information Management’ courses.  Underpinning the accreditation program are the Health Information Management Competency Standards.  You can find the Competency Standards on the Competency Standards homepage. Did you… Continue reading Accreditation Council