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What Council Did …

What Council Did … The l28th meeting of the HIMAA Council was held by which HIMAA has observer status. Also report on Train teleconference in early September 1993. the Trainer workshop which followed previous meeting. Business discussed and actions taken included: • Tabling of response developed to Commonwealth on Draft Strategic Plan for Casemix Development Discussions re the draft duty statement and selection Program, highlighting limited emphasis on data quality criteria for the part time Executive Officer for the and need for National Coding Centre and National HIMAA. Advertisement for this position to be drafted. Reference Centre for Classification in Health to be involved in the plan. • Receipt of nominations for incoming Council. • Discussion re need to review and comment on Emeritus Professor Tom Reeve's report titled 'Coherent and • Report re correspondence with AIR re problems with Consistent Quality Assurance and Utilisation Review membership and journal subscription mailing lists. Comparisons between mailing lists and label runs to be Activities in Public and Private Hospitals in Australia'. done by Subscription Officers. Number of lines on address labels to be increased. Two Council meetings were held in Melbourne during the Conference - the first of these, the l29th meeting was • Agreement to review current arrangements re sharing of the final meeting of the outgoing Council. Matters post office box with VMRA. Decision deferred pending discussed at this very short meeting were: appointment of Executive Officer. • Acceptance of recommendation of DEP Coordinator • Tabling of report received from Distance Education regarding the purchase of office equipment - fax, Program coordinator - position of Senior Instructor in photocopier and laser printer. Medical Terminology advertised in September AMRJ. Expressions of interest have been received re • Discussion regarding the final draft of the job development of specialised course in Obstetrics. description, duty statement, person specifications and Request for financial support for Joy Smith to attend advertisement for the HIMAA's Executive Officer. Conference accepted. The l30th meeting was the first of the new Council and at this meeting the office bearers were decided upon. • Education Committee asked to determine which School is to be surveyed next. Also requested to follow up educational reciprocity with AHIMA following request President Sue Walker, Queensland from HIMAA member currently working the USA. Also Vice Presidents Tony Bibby, Victoria requested to enquire about degree course in Health Janelle Craig, NSW Science (Information Management) being advertised at Honorary Secretary Lisa Quick, NSW Charles Sturt University. Honorary Treasurer Tim Nelson, WA Council Member Julie Gofton, Tasmania • Ratification of publishing agreement with SA Health Commission for the publication of Coding and DRGs Sue Walker and medical abbreviations manual. Publications to be President available for sale at the Melbourne Conference. :;e • Tabling of report on meeting of the National Casemix l I HIMAA Education and Training Working Party (NCETWP) at 150 AMR JOURNAL VOL. 23 No.4. 1993 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Australian Medical Record Journal SAGE

What Council Did …

Australian Medical Record Journal , Volume 23 (4): 1 – Dec 1, 1993

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 1993 Health Information Management Association of Australia Limited
ISSN
0817-3907
eISSN
1833-3575
DOI
10.1177/183335839302300414
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Abstract

The l28th meeting of the HIMAA Council was held by which HIMAA has observer status. Also report on Train teleconference in early September 1993. the Trainer workshop which followed previous meeting. Business discussed and actions taken included: • Tabling of response developed to Commonwealth on Draft Strategic Plan for Casemix Development Discussions re the draft duty statement and selection Program, highlighting limited emphasis on data quality criteria for the part time Executive Officer for the and need for National Coding Centre and National HIMAA. Advertisement for this position to be drafted. Reference Centre for Classification in Health to be involved in the plan. • Receipt of nominations for incoming Council. • Discussion re need to review and comment on Emeritus Professor Tom Reeve's report titled 'Coherent and • Report re correspondence with AIR re problems with Consistent Quality Assurance and Utilisation Review membership and journal subscription mailing lists. Comparisons between mailing lists and label runs to be Activities in Public and Private Hospitals in Australia'. done by Subscription Officers. Number of lines on address labels to be increased. Two Council meetings were held in Melbourne during the Conference - the first of these, the l29th meeting was • Agreement to review current arrangements re sharing of the final meeting of the outgoing Council. Matters post office box with VMRA. Decision deferred pending discussed at this very short meeting were: appointment of Executive Officer. • Acceptance of recommendation of DEP Coordinator • Tabling of report received from Distance Education regarding the purchase of office equipment - fax, Program coordinator - position of Senior Instructor in photocopier and laser printer. Medical Terminology advertised in September AMRJ. Expressions of interest have been received re • Discussion regarding the final draft of the job development of specialised course in Obstetrics. description, duty statement, person specifications and Request for financial support for Joy Smith to attend advertisement for the HIMAA's Executive Officer. Conference accepted. The l30th meeting was the first of the new Council and at this meeting the office bearers were decided upon. • Education Committee asked to determine which School is to be surveyed next. Also requested to follow up educational reciprocity with AHIMA following request President Sue Walker, Queensland from HIMAA member currently working the USA. Also Vice Presidents Tony Bibby, Victoria requested to enquire about degree course in Health Janelle Craig, NSW Science (Information Management) being advertised at Honorary Secretary Lisa Quick, NSW Charles Sturt University. Honorary Treasurer Tim Nelson, WA Council Member Julie Gofton, Tasmania • Ratification of publishing agreement with SA Health Commission for the publication of Coding and DRGs Sue Walker and medical abbreviations manual. Publications to be President available for sale at the Melbourne Conference. :;e • Tabling of report on meeting of the National Casemix l I HIMAA Education and Training Working Party (NCETWP) at 150 AMR JOURNAL VOL. 23 No.4. 1993

Journal

Australian Medical Record JournalSAGE

Published: Dec 1, 1993

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