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. [...]
CHIA: Providing inspiration to continuous improvement of the healthcare system

CHIA: Providing inspiration to continuous improvement of the healthcare system

Michael Hosking You just have to look at Michael Hosking’s  LinkedIn profile to see the passion he has for improving clinical workflow using technology and effective healthcare system design and his eagerness to learn and apply the latest innovations. As a trained Occupational Therapist (OT), Michael’s inspiration and interest in the technology and design side [...]
Take the CHIA Challenge: New practice exam product

Take the CHIA Challenge: New practice exam product

Are you currently undertaking the CHIA Program? Wanting to benchmark yourself against the CHIA exam?  We have taken on board your feedback and the CHIA Exam Committee is pleased to launch the CHIA Practice Exam.   Known as CHIA Challenge, the practice exam was created as a tool to help you familiarise yourself with the format [...]
CHIA: Contributing to career progressions and job opportunities

CHIA: Contributing to career progressions and job opportunities

Interview by Katrina Barbuto When finishing his Physiotherapy Degree, Dr Mark Merolli said he never thought he would have a complete career transformation and immersion into health informatics and digital health: consumer health technology, clinical informatics, research informatics, data analytics, education. Mark said while practicing as a physiotherapist he was drawn into understanding the impact [...]
CHIA: Credibility for what I do

CHIA: Credibility for what I do

“Why haven’t you done it”, says Claire Holt to her peers who haven’t become CHIAs. As the first CHIA to recertify, Claire said “by participating in the industry and the profession, it’s really easy to recertify and obtain the 60 points”. As the Director of Health Informatics at Portland District Health, Claire’s main driver for [...]
CHIA helping with quality improvement

CHIA helping with quality improvement

As a clinical pharmacist Hailie Uren said she knew the future was digital when she “acknowledged the limitations to safe practise when using traditional ‘paper and pen’ prescribing and documentation.” Hailie Uren is a Senior Project Officer for the Future Hospital Program at Logan and Beaudesert Hospital. Her role is to implement, facilitate and manage [...]