HIC 2019 has taken off to a great start! Both the Sunday pre-HIC events - The Nursing Informatics Conference and Connecting healthcare: Interoperability & standards workshop - featured a packed program and were well attended. Here's a look back at NIA 2019.
Tom Crampton Cybersecurity Community of Practice Steering Committee Member Cyber criminal activity continues to spread rapidly across Australian businesses of all sizes and in all industries. Healthcare is no exception, and frontline employees and ‘C-suite’ executives are increasingly the prime targets. While businesses may feel overwhelmed by the growing risk of cyber attacks and criminal [...]
Monica Ferrie Consumer Representative Kathy Campbell Precision Medicine Community of Practice The journey to needing bespoke care is also bespoke. The health ‘system’ and our care model are focussed on the sick. A full life is so much more than not being sick. Some of us live with lifetime disease or disability, yet that does [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Following a call for nominations, the four retiring members of the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) Board have been re-elected for an additional 2-year term. This includes Jen Bichel-Findlay, David Hansen, Kudzai Kanhutu and Trish Williams. The remaining four current Board members, Leigh Donoghue, Karen Gibson, John Lambert and Phil Robinson, will continue on [...]