President’s report

Hello Members, Earlier this month I participated in my work’s indigenous immersion experience which involved spending a week with two different Indigenous families in Central Australia. It was a privilege to be able to spend time with our First Peoples in remote and regional Australia and to learn about their cultures, and their societal and… Continue reading President’s report

Visit to the HIMAA National Office: Jenny Gilder

The national office was pleased to have Jenny coming by for a visit. It was lovely to chat with our Past President and Life Member. We are very proud of the esteemed members on our honorary boards and thank our past board member, Cassandra Rupnik for organising these boards.   The Clinical Coding company is… Continue reading Visit to the HIMAA National Office: Jenny Gilder

Membership Renewal for 2022-2023

Have you renewed your membership subscription? With the renewal deadline coming up on 30 June 2022, renew online now  and at the same time recruit your colleagues/peers to join HIMAA. By encouraging others to join you will be eligible for membership discounts through our Referral Program. Read more Are you aware that by renewing before… Continue reading Membership Renewal for 2022-2023

From the CEO’s Desk

I’m so excited that the registration for the 2022 HIMAA National Conference is now open! The anticipated program is full, we will be making the draft program available soon with a number of distinguished speakers already confirmed including The Honourable Christopher Picton, Mark Brommeyer, Melissa Bond, Kate Quirke and Sabine Bennett. Please visit our conference… Continue reading From the CEO’s Desk

HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding

Enrolments are now open for the July intake of the HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding. Enrolments have started flooding in and will close on 25 July. If you are interested please visit our website at The  qualification consists of 8 core units of competency listed below. HLTCCD001 Apply an understanding of the health care… Continue reading HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding

Student Profile

Our student of the month for June is Hazel Patani from Caversham in Western Australia. Hazel scored 99% in medical terminology and 94% in clinical coding and is due to complete the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification very soon. We asked Hazel the following questions.   What led you to enrol in our entry… Continue reading Student Profile

HIMAAQ Breakfast Catch up

WHAT: Mid-Year Breakfast Catch Up
WHEN: 22/07/2022 | 7:00 AM 9:00 AM

Mid-year catchup over breakfast at The Glen Hotel. Sponsored by Beamtree – see a demo of RISQ and PICQ and how it could help your service.


WHERE: The Glen Hotel: The Marquee
Cnr Logan Rd & Gaskell St, Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113

Latest from HIMJ

Since last month’s HIMAA Matters, HIMJ has published five On-line First articles.   Research article Impact of the ICD-11 on the accuracy of clinical coding in Korea. Hyunkyung Lee, Sukil Kim. May 25, 2022 | OnlineFirst   This study investigated ways to increase the accuracy of coding for diagnostic terms in Korea, for a stable… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

National Health Information Management Week

HIM Week is announced for 22-26 August 2022! There will be free webinars for members and giveaways. More details soon closer to the date.    If you want to do a display at your workplace and wish to receive a poster, flyers and merchandise from HIMAA, please register your interest to   Take this… Continue reading National Health Information Management Week

Education Committee Update

The Education Committee is HIMAA’s authoritative body on all educational standards, including to guide professional development. Its work is shared amongst the Education Committee, its sub-committee and working groups. The members of all of these committees are keen to keep you, the membership, informed as work progresses. We also welcome your involvement. This month, we… Continue reading Education Committee Update