Fellowship by Training program: first candidate placed

Fellowship by Training program: first candidate placed

As part of the Australasian College of Health Informatics Fellowship by Training Program the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has offered a paid six-month work placement to Program candidate Toby Hodgson. Toby has joined ADHA as a Digital Health Officer in the clinical governance division.  Candidates are required to complete a health informatics research PhD, [...]
Clinical Informatics in Australia: A temperature check

Clinical Informatics in Australia: A temperature check

Clinical governance emerged as a key priority in our recent survey of the HISA Clinical Informatics Community of Practice. More than half of the respondents said clinical governance for implementing systems or process changes was a priority for the coming year. The survey was a temperature check on the state of clinical informatics and organised by HISA for the Community of Practice.

2nd edition of the practitioner’s guide released

2nd edition of the practitioner’s guide released

Authored by David Rowlands, a leading heath informatician with 30 years’ experience in the health industry and published by HISA, the Certified Health Informatician Australasia, A Practitioner’s Guide to Health Informatics in Australia includes orientation for professionals such as clinicians or informaticians new to health informatics and updates for health informaticians wishing to maintain the [...]
Digital Hospital Transformation forum @HIC

Digital Hospital Transformation forum @HIC

Do you have a keen interest in the transformation of Australian healthcare and especially hospitals?  Within hospitals, the availability of data, both mobile and fixed is becoming a powerful and growing force for innovation. The progressive digitisation of even our modest facilities is throwing up opportunities to significantly transform the way our hospitals operate. But [...]
Welcome to Dissecting Digital Health – a new podcast series

Welcome to Dissecting Digital Health – a new podcast series

HISA CEO Dr Louise Schaper announces a new podcast series "Dissecting Digital Health" -  Welcome to Dissecting Digital Health!  I’ve been looking for a way to highlight the fabulous people across the planet who dedicate their lives to improving healthcare through health informatics and digital health and this podcast series was born to help achieve [...]
eHealth Queensland EXPO 2017  – Operation Digital

eHealth Queensland EXPO 2017 – Operation Digital

By HISA Advocacy and Leadership Director Dr Josie Di Donato who attended the Expo When the master of ceremonies for the event is futurist Chris Riddell, then you know for certain old ways of thinking will be challenged. There was honest commitment to a digital future for healthcare at the recent eHealth Queensland Expo. There [...]