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Why Health Information Management professionals join HIMAA

  • To keep up to date with industry developments
  • To support the HIM profession
  • To get access to HIMAA publications & resources
  • To gain development of professional knowledge and expertise
  • To maintain professional currency through professional development (PD)

HIMAA may be the peak professional body for two foundation occupations, Health Information Managers and Clinical Coders, but professionals from related fields like health informatics, IT and health service management are drawn to us out of an interest in HIM as well.

Membership with HIMAA allows you to network with other professionals, keep informed and be updated on Health Information Management. Through your membership HIMAA is able to advocate and advance the profession on behalf of you and your colleagues.

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Membership Benefits

What we offer

HIMAA offers you weekly eNews bulletins, a monthly eNewsletter, publications such as our authoritative Australian Dictionary of Clinical Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols, our two journals of HIM, a national annual conference of international standing, local Branch PD, and much more.

Subscription to the HIM Journal and HIM-Interchange

You will be able to access digital issues of the internationally impact-rated Health Information Management Journal and editions of the practical based HIM-Interchange posted to your chosen address three times per year. You also have access to online versions through the HIMAA Website.

HIMAA Matters and eAlerts direct to your inbox

Our monthly eNewsletter HIMAA Matters along with eAlerts containing up to date information will be sent direct to your preferred email’s inbox.

Pulse+IT Website Subscription

As a HIMAA Member you receive a subscription to the Pulse+IT Website. Your login details will be sent to you separately within 2 weeks

Participation in the Professional Credentialing Scheme

HIMAA’s Professional Credentialing Scheme allows members free of charge to gain the post-nominal CHIM (Certified Health Information Manager) for Full or New Graduate Members or CHIP (Certified Health Information Practitioner) for Senior Associate or Associate Members.

Eligibility for discounts under the Membership Recruitment Scheme

The HIMAA Membership Recruitment Scheme gives current members the opportunity to get benefits for helping to recruit new members to HIMAA.

Membership Categories


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Organisations are able to join HIMAA Membership provided they have a minimum of three nominees who fall under one of the individual categories.

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Students who are currently studying (full or part time) in one of the HIMAA Accredited Courses are eligible for Free Student Membership with HIMAA for the life of their degree.

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