Introducing Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon

As I adjust and orientate to the first few days at HIMAA, I have taken time to reflect on the professional assets that I bring to the role. While I am confident that I have a unique set of skills and deep knowledge of clinical coding with experience and learning from many angles and in… Continue reading Introducing Mary-Ellen Wetherspoon

HIMAA Education Services Update

Why study with HIMAA? HIMAA is industry-recognised as providing quality education courses. As the professional association for health information management professionals, HIMAA sets national standards, has expert knowledge and keeps abreast of industry changes. Our educators are passionate about helping students to succeed. HIMAA members know about employment opportunities, can collaborate in communities of practice,… Continue reading HIMAA Education Services Update

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

2024 Conference Update

The 2024 National Health Information Management Conference will be held from 28-30 October at the Crown in Melbourne. The 2024 Conference website is now available at Use this link to add the dates to your calendar, be kept informed and express interest in the partnership and exhibition opportunities. The call for submissions has now… Continue reading 2024 Conference Update

HIMAA Leadership Workshop

On 1 December 2023,  25 HIMAA leaders from the HIMAA Board, Branch Convenors, Committee Chairs, Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee, and the university sector met online for a  three hour workshop as part of the Case for Change consultation to gather feedback on positioning the health information management profession for the future.    There… Continue reading HIMAA Leadership Workshop

HIM Advisor Opportunity

HIMAA is a not-for-profit incorporated Association, and Registered Training Organisation, providing high quality support and services to the health information management profession throughout Australia and internationally. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Health Information Manager who is enthusiastic and committed to the health information management profession to join the HIMAA team. This… Continue reading HIM Advisor Opportunity

From the CEO’s Desk

CEO Report Welcome to 2024! I trust you are rested and ready to embrace all that 2024 brings. This year is going to be full of opportunities to continue to learn, mature, collaborate and network within your chosen career of health information management. For myself and almost everyone I meet who works in or supports… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

Diploma of Clinical Coding

🌟 Enhance your career prospects with HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding! 🏥 Unlock the gateway to a rewarding future in clinical coding by enrolling in our comprehensive course. 📚 Gain proficiency and confidence in coding all areas of simple to complex casemix aligned with clinical practice in the Australian Healthcare Sector, equipping yourself with essential skills for… Continue reading Diploma of Clinical Coding

Congratulations! Professor Phyllis Watson AM

HIMAA Board, staff and members send their congratulations to HIMAA Life Member, and the 14th member of HIMAA, Professor Phyllis Watson AM on her 90th birthday last week on the 17th January. Congratulations and.. Happy Birthday Phyllis! 🎉 🥳

CDI Annual Survey Report

Awareness of CDI is slowly penetrating the collective consciousness in ICD-10-AM countries. However, there remains an ongoing challenge to increase its prominence in all aspects of healthcare delivery.