Vale Dr Andrew P. Howard

Vale Dr Andrew P. Howard

Our friend, mentor and digital health crusader passed away in Melbourne on Monday 13 May 2019. Andrew's inveterate passion and rampant enthusiasm for making a difference changed healthcare services for all Australians. Andrew began his career journey in medical practice. He was frustrated by paper medical charts, patient files and hard copy ECGs and pathology [...]

Branch nominations closed

HISA is pleased to advise that nominations have now closed for the branch committee leadership positions. As we received nominations equal to the number of open positions, there will be no voting process. Incoming committees will be announced at each State's AGM over the next six weeks.  

WHO consultation: Global strategy on digital health

The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed a draft strategy Global Strategy on Digital Health 2020-2024 and is inviting global consultation across healthcare to ensure the concepts and other content articulates a strong vision for global digital health. As Australia’s digital health community, together we have the opportunity to shape the digital health era through the [...]
Congratulations Renew-a-thon winners

Congratulations Renew-a-thon winners

Thank you to everyone who joined HISA or renewed their membership before 30 March and were entered into the Renew-a-thon prize draw. Rosemary Beenie Tickets to HIC 2019 valued at $1,495 Paul Rumpff Tickets to the next ATC conference valued at $1,150 Sue Walker Tickets to Health Data Analytics 2019 valued at $1,050 Dr James [...]
2018 Cybersecurity in Australian Healthcare Survey results

2018 Cybersecurity in Australian Healthcare Survey results

HISA’s 2018 Cybersecurity in Australian Healthcare survey reached 48% of health services in regional/rural areas and 52% in metropolitan areas. We received responses from executives (23%), administrative staff (22%), IT staff (18%), clinicians (12%) and the remainder a mix of researchers, consultants, vendor specialists and board members. Respondents felt a strong sense of organisational responsibility [...]

Congratulations to our three Early Bird renewers

Thank you to all of the HISA community who renewed their dues early! These members will be receiving movie passes after being successful in the Membership Renewal Early Bird draw: John Aloizos – QLD Brett Esler – VIC Andy Fodor – VIC And don't forget it is now Renew-a-thon until March 30! If you haven't [...]