HIMAANSW – Bring on 2022 we say!

  With this year over it is time to look forward to what 2022 will bring for the NSW Branch.  Kara Pollard, Co-convenor 2019-2021, has been appointed to the HIMAA Board.  With Kara’s departure, Melissa Turnell is now sharing the convening role with Kim Osborne.  Kara will be a great addition to the Board and… Continue reading HIMAANSW – Bring on 2022 we say!

2021 HIMAA Membership Award Winners

2021 HIMAA Membership Award Winners Congratulations to the National Award recipients announced last month, during HIMAA’s virtual National Conference. Award winners Include National Practitioner of the Year: Grant Duffill, National Student of the Year: Anna Carter, and special mention goes to this year’s Life Membership recipient Alexandra Toth. HIMAA Branch Awards went to: NSW Practitioner… Continue reading 2021 HIMAA Membership Award Winners

Privacy and Security SIG

The Privacy and Security SIG has had a busy year. I am especially proud of some achievements that we have reached, including a submission to the OAIC which was developed by members of the SIG and other HIMs in the industry. This enabled us to have a voice and be acknowledged as an important group… Continue reading Privacy and Security SIG

Education Committee – Update to HIMAA Membership

The HIMAA Education Committee is finishing a very successful year during which it has addressed a huge agenda. Our strategy has been to: Reinstate lapsed sub-committees and working groups that are critical to HIMAA’s educational focus Update or properly define HIMAA’s HIM education-related standards for course accreditation, and update HIM professional competency standards for profession entry, intermediate and advanced levels Initiate… Continue reading Education Committee – Update to HIMAA Membership

Latest from HIMJ

Latest from HIMJ …   HIMJ has recently published two On-line First articles. A brief summary is provided below.   Research article  Awareness of, attitudes towards, and practices of health information management professionals in South Korea relating to privacy of personal health information   Yeaeun Kim.   3 September 2021 | OnlineFirst In this study… Continue reading Latest from HIMJ

2nd Annual SHIMA Conference

In cooperation with SHIMA and VMA, we are glad to invite you to join us for the 2nd Annual SHIMA Conference     Bringing all HIM professionals together to discuss the latest in HIM, Medical Coding, RCM topics and much more! Register via: http://medicalacademy.org/portal/event/view/1635 

HIM-Interchange Update

The latest issue of HIM-Interchange was a COVID-19 special edition. Who would have thought a COVID-19 special edition would still be relevant in 2021? Many of us thought COVID-19 would be an issue of 2020; however, at the time this issue was released, several states and territories in Australia were in lockdown (Melbourne was ahead… Continue reading HIM-Interchange Update