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TOM_Melbourne Makeathon: #makingthedifference

TOM_Melbourne Makeathon: #makingthedifference

By Dr  Mark Merolli, PhD, CHIA, B.Physio (Hons) From 28-30 November, Swinburne University were the proud hosts of the first TOM (Tikkun Olam Makers) Makeathon in Australia. In much the same spirit of the “Hackathon” model, TOM brought together teams of “Makers” and...

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Clinical Informatics Network leaders announced

Clinical Informatics Network leaders announced

After receiving overwhelming interest from the digital health community and many outstanding candidates, HISA is proud to announce leadership of the first Clinical Informatics Network. The group will look to address the needs and interests of all healthcare...

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The culture of innovation in healthcare

The culture of innovation in healthcare

The Innovating Health Series continued in Melbourne this week - this time discussing the Culture of Innovation in Healthcare. Simon Terry and Dr Vishaal Kishore guided a discussion with senior leaders in healthcare around system innovation, culture, people and...

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Connect Easily Now –  Interoperability@HIC 17

Connect Easily Now – Interoperability@HIC 17

IHE Australia and HISA have announced a call for Expressions of Interest from healthcare IT vendors and professional healthcare organisations for participation in the Connectathon/Showcase events in 2017. IHE Connectathons are cross-vendor, live, supervised and...

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HITWA 2016 success in Perth

HITWA 2016 success in Perth

HITWA 2016 once again had a packed agenda and a healthy turn-up at the WA Convention Centre. We were pleased to welcome the Director General of WA Health Dr David Russell-Weisz to officially start the day's proceedings, with the Shadow Minister for Health Roger Cook...

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Healthcare solutions in global challenge

Healthcare solutions in global challenge

HISA members were in attendance at the finals of the Global Business Challenge 2016 last week in Brisbane. GB2016 is a global business case competition aimed at developing solutions to global problems. It is a joint initiative of QUT, UQ and Griffith Universities...

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Early Birds! ATC 2017 registration open now

Early Birds! ATC 2017 registration open now

ATC 2017, the Australian Telehealth Conference, is open for registration. Join your peers and colleagues at Australia's most forward thinking, collaborative telehealth event. We showcase the future beyond traditional health for clinicians, industry leaders, digital...

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Are you reading Pulse+IT ?

Are you reading Pulse+IT ?

Don’t miss out on your industry news! All members of HISA are entitled to complimentary access to the Pulse+IT website, which otherwise retails for $99 a year. If you have not logged into the site recently and would like to reset your password, you can do so HERE....

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International speaker is an awarded inventor

International speaker is an awarded inventor

Dr Kanav Kahol the software engineer who invented India's Swasthya Slate mobile device, which can perform 33 diagnostic tests in the field through an Android tablet or phone, will appear live by video conference at HITWA in Perth on Friday November 4. Award winning...

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