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IFHIMA Global News Issue 12 (January 2013); IFHIMA2013 Congress

UPDATED 31 January: IFHIMA (The International Federation of Health Information Management – has published the latest issue (No. 12, January 2013) of their Global News, available as a PDF download.

This issue contains a report and photos on the October 2012 IMIA GA meeting in Beijing, provided by their Director Southeast Asia, Yukiko Yokobori, who represented them at the GA. In addition, articles address Health Information Management (HIM) education and training in many countries, including reports from Ethiopia, Iran, Nigeria and Kenya.

The 17th IFHIMA Congress on Health Information Management: Making a World of Difference is to be held on 13-15 May, 2013 in Montreal, Canada, and hosted by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA). In addition, the Canadian Nursing Informatics Association (CNIA – is partnering with IFHIMA and CHIMA, and Canada Health Infoway will be hosting a SNOMED CT Workshop in Montreal, QC at the Marriott Chateau Champlain, immediately following the conclusion of the IFHIMA congress.

The detailed program is now on the IFHIMA website. Full information is on the conference website at

4 Weeks left until the IFHIMA Early Bird Deadline!
There are just 4 weeks left for the early bird deadline! February 28th is the last day to take advantage of the Early Bird rate and register for the IFHIMA Congress taking place May 13th-15th in Montréal, Québec.

January 28, 2013 - Posted by | IFHIMA, journals | , ,

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