Peak bodies lend support to MyHR

Australia’s peak digital health and health information organisations have united to support sharing health information through the Government's MyHR to create better health outcomes for all Australians.  The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA), the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) and the Health Information Management Australia Association (HIMAA) also endorse the Government’s move to [...]
New national CXIO Network launched today

New national CXIO Network launched today

HISA welcomes the launch today of a new network for clinical leaders in digital health. The Chief X Information Officer (CXIO) Network will facilitate digital health adoption and uptake in hospitals and healthcare organisations across Australia. HISA and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) launched the CXIO Network today in partnership with the Australian [...]
Be part of the health information workforce census

Be part of the health information workforce census

HISA members and the broader digital health community are invited to take part in the first Australian Health Information Workforce census which opens on 1 May. The Census is a collaborative effort between the University of Tasmania, University of Melbourne, HISA, the Australian Digital Health Agency, Australian Library and Information Association Health Libraries Australia, Australasian [...]

Forward thinking  @ South Metro TAFE with the WA branch

By NIGEL CHARTRES HISA WA Branch held a ‘HISA Meet-Up’ at the Murdoch campus of South Metro TAFE on 5 April to look at Expanding and Future Career Opportunities within Digital Healthcare throughout WA. HISA members including telehealth coordinator Josh Sacks went ‘open mic’ to talk to students and TAFE staff about career opportunities available [...]
Angela Reed coming to HIC 2018 & NIA

Angela Reed coming to HIC 2018 & NIA

Angela Reed currently works in a senior nurse leadership position with the Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council for Nursing and Midwifery (NIPEC). NIPEC is a strategic organisation that works across statutory service provider, education, staff-side and independent sector organisations, supporting high standards of practice, education and professional development for nurses and midwives in Northern [...]
Australia to host international MedInfo in 2021

Australia to host international MedInfo in 2021

HISA has won the bid to host MedInfo 2021 in Sydney! The decision was announced in Hangzhou, China, yesterday during MedInfo 2017, the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics hosted by IMIA, the International Medical Informatics Association. HISA CEO Dr Louise Schaper presented the bid with Renee Hall, from Business Events Sydney, supported [...]