CURRENT EVENTS

IHPA ABF and PCSI (Patient Classification Systems International) Conference 2017 - 9-13 October

Hilton Hotel Sydney

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HIMAA NCCH Conference 1-3 November 2017 - Health Information Management: Challenging a Changing Landscape

Venue

Pullmann Cairns International

Call for Abstracts - Deadline extended until 31 May 2017

Abstracts are invited for the 2017 National Conference of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) and the National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH). Now in its fourth year, this exciting collaboration between Australia’s two national leaders in health information management and clinical classification offers the defining annual opportunity for professional update and networking.

Program Themes
  1. Digital Health/Health Informatics – EMRs, personal health records, telehealth, consumer health informatics, aged care informatics, mobile technology in health, implementation of health information systems, social media and health.
  2. Health Classifications and Coding – funding, activity based funding, casemix, clinical costing, coding audits.
  3. Pricing for Patient Quality and Safety - clinical pathways, clinical indicators, patient outcomes, integrated care, models of care
  4. Information Governance – data standards, data quality, clinical data management, clinical documentation improvement.
  5. Health Services Management – human resource management, change management, strategic planning, accreditation, leadership.
  6. Medico-legal Issues – privacy principles and policies, security.
  7. International Health Information Management - practice and perspectives.
  8. Education and Training – workforce, professional pathways.
  9. Health Analytics - data analytics, business intelligence, predictive analytics.
  10. Health Information Management in 2025 – the future of health information management in the changing landscape, climate change and its effect on the future of health information and health generally in Australia, technology interoperability during major weather events.
Abstracts will be welcomed online from 30 March until 27 April 2017 for any of 4 presentation formats:
  • Research Papers – 15-20 minute delivery
  • Professional Practice Papers – 10 -15 minutes, case studies with practical information
  • Posters – displayed throughout with short presentation/discussion opportunity
  • Workshop – 1-1.5 hours, interactive and outcomes-focussed
Abstract submissions will be notified of outcome on 17 June.

Full abstract guidelines are available HERE.

Conference website