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The Editorial Board has recently been advised that our Impact Factor for the Health Information Management Journal (HIMJ) for 2021 has increased to 3.778. This is an improvement compared to 2020, when our IF was 3.185. Having an Impact Factor is a measure of prestige. The fact that not only does HIMJ have an Impact… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

Education Committee Update

The HIMAA Education Committee meets monthly via zoom, for 1.5 hours, on 10 months of the year. Its very busy agenda of work is shared amongst the Education Committee and its sub-committee and working groups. Our thanks to Andrea Gall, Executive Support Officer-HIMAA, for kindly uploading a list of the members of these committees and… Continue reading Education Committee Update

HLTSS00071 Clinical Coding Auditor Skill Set

We will be opening enrolments on 1st August for the second intake of our clinical coding auditing course. This new skill set, which is part of the national Health Training Package has been designed for experienced clinical coders seeking to broaden their skills to include clinical coding auditing. Pre-requisites: Access to medical records in the… Continue reading HLTSS00071 Clinical Coding Auditor Skill Set

Student Profile

Our student of the month for July is Limin Chen from Bundall in Queensland. Limin scored 97% in the clinical coding exam and is due to complete the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification very soon.   We asked Limin the following questions.   What led you to enrol in our entry level course? During… Continue reading Student Profile

HIM-Interchange Update

Expression of Interest for HIM Interchange Subcommittee Expressions of interest are called from persons interested in membership of the HIM Interchange (HIM-I) Subcommittee. This includes persons interested in student membership of the Subcommittee. HIM-Interchange is the professional practice journal of the Health Information Management Association of Australia and provides a platform for the dissemination of… Continue reading HIM-Interchange Update