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IFHIMA Global News, March 2012; 17th IFHIMA Congress

The latest issue (March 2012, Issue No. 10) of IFHIMA’s Global News is available for download from the IFHIMA website (PDF, 1.3MB). It contains reports, among other subjects, on Improving Health Information Management at Zomba Mental Hospital, Malawi; Barbados Community College Health Information Management (HIM) Programme; and Implementation of ICD-10-AM in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This issue also has further information on the 17th IFHIMA Congress on Health Information Management: Making a World of Difference – full information on this event, to be held on 13-15 May, 2013 in Montreal, Canada, and hosted by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA), is on the conference website at http://www.ifhimacongress2013.com The Call For Abstracts will open on April 30, 2012 and close on September 28, 2012.

IFHIMA announces that “Delegates and students can apply for a Developing Country Delegate Sponsorship. A limited number of sponsorships will be awarded and funding will come from different sponsoring companies.” Information on this scheme is in the March 2012 Global News.  The application process opens on April 2nd, 2012, and the deadline is September 28, 2012.

IFHIMA (The International Federation of Health Information Management, formerly known as IFHRO) is an Affiliate Member of IMIA.

March 20, 2012 - Posted by | Canada, conference, IFHIMA | , , , ,

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