The International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA, formally known as IFHRO) along with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA), are hosting the 17th IFHIMA “ International Health Information Management Congress on May 13-15, 2013, at the Palais des congrès de Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Attendees will take away key learnings from timely and relevant topics and enjoy a chance to share best global practice with others in the industry. More information, including how to register and how to apply for a Developing Country Delegate Sponsorship, is available at http://ifhima2013.echidnadev.ca/
The Human Resources (HRH) for Health Knowledge Hub has released a technical summary on improving the quality of HRH information. Topics discussed include the information needed at a community level, the collection and sharing of information, and the support required. To download a copy of the article, click here. For more information about the HRH Hub, go to their website www.hrhhub.unsw.edu.au
IFHIMA has released its first Western Pacific Regional Update for 2012, which can be downloaded by clicking here. For more information about IFHIMA, including its 2013 World Congress being held in Canada, and to access learning modules on health records.