HISA change of address

HISA change of address

HISA is on the move! From Monday 25 March 2019, HISA HQ will be located at 85 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne. All other contact details remain the same. The HISA office is closed Friday 22 March as the relocation is underway. We would love you to drop in and visit us or use the premises [...]
National Clinical Terminology Service webinar series February 2019

National Clinical Terminology Service webinar series February 2019

The National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS) of the Australian Digital Health Agency is presenting four introductory webinars during February 2019. These webinars are suitable for anyone interested in learning about SNOMED CT-AU and the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT). 1. Introduction to SNOMED CT-AU terminology This is a one-hour webinar held on Tuesday 12 February 2019, [...]
[ BLOG ] : Better to replace a broken computer than replace YOU

[ BLOG ] : Better to replace a broken computer than replace YOU

Each month, HISA’s Leadership and Advocacy Director Dr Josie Di Donato contemplates on trending issues and topics. Your feedback and suggestions for future articles are welcomed. You can reach Josie here. Scrolling through LinkedIn at the start of 2019, there were a number of posts from hospitals welcoming their new medical interns. By now thousands [...]
Congratulations to our Queensland Health CHIAs!

Congratulations to our Queensland Health CHIAs!

Queensland Health has another round of accredited health informaticians under the CHIA program. Some of the 30 newly graduated CHIAs met in Brisbane to celebrate last week. Congratulations everyone! The CHIA program now has 400+ graduates nationally. To get your organisation involved email us for a discussion around how to get started on the program. [...]
[ BLOG ] : A brief window to intervene and shape the future of health IT in Australia … it’s closing soon

[ BLOG ] : A brief window to intervene and shape the future of health IT in Australia … it’s closing soon

The issue of fit between the work and needs of clinicians (medical, nursing and other) together with the clinical information systems (CIS) they are expected to use during the course of managing patients, is one that has been gaining increasing amounts of attention over time. This is particularly true of large-scale CIS. That is to [...]