From the CEO’s Desk

CEO Report for February 2024

Webinar 31: HIMAA Town Hall – Update from the HIMAA Board

HIMAA Town Hall – Update from the HIMAA Board Presented by: HIMAA Board Members Come Join us for our Town Hall Meeting! Following the success of our “Meet the Board” session during our 2023 HIM Awareness week, the Board has arranged for several “Town Hall” meetings as a means of meeting the members a little more… Continue reading Webinar 31: HIMAA Town Hall – Update from the HIMAA Board

What does ‘work ready’ actually mean?

What does ‘work ready’ actually mean? HIMAA Director Education Services answers the question.

Webinar 32: Back to Basics: Coding Conventions ICD-10-AM

Register Now & Find Out More Back to Basics: Coding Conventions ICD-10-AM Presented by: Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon, Director Clinical Coding Education Services & Andrew Wooding, Clinical Coding Training & Quality Coordinator at Auckland City Hospital Producing high quality coding outputs requires essential skills and knowledge to navigate the classification accurately and consistently. This webinar will cover the basic elements… Continue reading Webinar 32: Back to Basics: Coding Conventions ICD-10-AM

IAW Roundtable | Are We Surfing or Sinking? Riding the Waves of Information Management

Information Awareness Week (IAW) | Roundtable Are We Surfing or Sinking? Riding the Waves of Information Management Join us for an insightful online Roundtable Webinar as we embark on a journey into the future of information management. The Roundtable discussions will be prefaced with an expert panel discussion representatives from the six leading industry bodies ALIA, ASA, DAMA, HIMAA,… Continue reading IAW Roundtable | Are We Surfing or Sinking? Riding the Waves of Information Management

HIMAA Student Profile – Tahnee Callum

Meet Tahnee Callum, a seasoned health industry professional, transitioned into Clinical Coding in 2023, emphasizing continuous learning and relationship building with VMOs and Clinical Documentation Specialists under the mentorship of Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon.

Webinar 33: HIMAA VIC Branch Webinar: HIM, Digital Health, and Cybersecurity

Join us for an engaging and informative webinar as we kick off the year with a warm welcome to our esteemed VIC Branch Members! “HIM in the Digital Health Realm” by Ross Buchanan: Explore the intersection of Health Information Management (HIM) and the evolving landscape of digital health technologies. Gain valuable insights into navigating this rapidly changing field. “A Socio-Technical Approach to Healthcare Cybersecurity” by Tafheem Wani: Delve into the critical topic of healthcare cybersecurity from a socio-technical perspective. Learn strategies to safeguard sensitive healthcare data and protect against emerging threats.

2024 HIMAA Workforce Summit

The Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) is hosting a National Clinical Coding Workforce Summit to understand the changing landscape in clinical coding over the next ten years and how to plan for this future. Clinical Coders are a qualified workforce responsible for creating coded health data used for supporting health funding, categorising hospital… Continue reading 2024 HIMAA Workforce Summit

2024 Conference Call for Submissions

Health Information Management: Evolving, Innovating and Empowering Abstracts and conference paper submissions are invited for the 2024 National Health Information Management Conference, hosted by the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA). The theme of the Conference is ‘Health Information Management: evolving, innovating and empowering.’ The theme recognises the continual evolution of the healthcare system… Continue reading 2024 Conference Call for Submissions

EOI Branch Convenor SA

EOI Branch Convenor SA The South Australian Branch of HIMAA is seeking a new Convenor to replace the recently resigned position held by Terry Seery. The duration of office for a Branch Convenor is two years, and selection is by Expression of Interest. Appointments will be determined by the HIMAA Board based on criteria defined… Continue reading EOI Branch Convenor SA