Healthcare solutions in global challenge

Healthcare solutions in global challenge

HISA members were in attendance at the finals of the Global Business Challenge 2016 last week in Brisbane. GB2016 is a global business case competition aimed at developing solutions to global problems. It is a joint initiative of QUT, UQ and Griffith Universities supported this year by AusIndustry, Queensland Health and HISA as government and [...]
Announcing “A new informatics geography” webinar

Announcing “A new informatics geography” webinar

HISA is thrilled to have Professor Enrico Coiera presenting via webinar “A new informatics geography” on Tuesday 17 May at 1:00pm. His presentation will recap his acceptance speech given at MEDINFO 2015 in Brazil, where he was awarded the Francois Gremy Award of Excellence by the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) – the highest award [...]
HIC 2015 Award Winners

HIC 2015 Award Winners

The HIC 2015 Awards were announced at the Gala Dinner on the Tuesday evening during HIC. IT was a hotly contested field again, with the following well-deserving recipients below. HISA Awards Joan Edgecumbe Scholarship – Natalie Page, Macquarie University Media Award – Jenny Brockie, SBS TV – “Saving Health” Jon Hilton Award – Primary Care [...]
Hacking Health winners

Hacking Health winners

This year HIC hosted the first ever Hacking Health (HH) hackathon in Australia. Developed in collaboration with the international Hacking Health founders in Canada, the event encouraged multi-disciplinary teams to work on healthcare related problems and come up with creative solutions. Collaboration, sharing and networking between developer teams and experienced business and technology mentors, health [...]
2015 MEDIA AWARDS: For health making news

2015 MEDIA AWARDS: For health making news

Members are invited to nominate individuals for the 2015 HISA Media Awards. The HISA Media Award is for excellence in reporting in Australia on healthcare transformed and sustained by information and technology. Nominated individuals may be working through print, radio, television, social media or online media in Australia and be authors, bloggers and/or editors. A [...]
Students invited to apply for prestigious HIC scholarship

Students invited to apply for prestigious HIC scholarship

HISA awards an annual conference scholarship in recognition of the continued service and passion to the health informatics sector by one of the founding members of HISA Joan Edgecumbe. Over HISA's 20 year history Mrs Edgecumbe occupied the role of Executive Officer, committee member and Board member, until her retirement in 2011. The Joan Edgecumbe [...]