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 [...]
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, [...]
Call for expressions of interest:  Digital patient safety secondment

Call for expressions of interest: Digital patient safety secondment

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) is seeking expressions of interest for a project officer or project manager to undertake a secondment to its Digital Patient Safety Program (the Program). Expressions of interest are sought from healthcare and health IT professionals with exposure to clinical information systems to work [...]
Shining a light on sustainable and scalable telehealth at ATC 2016

Shining a light on sustainable and scalable telehealth at ATC 2016

The Australian Telehealth Conference (ATC) 2016 is taking place on 28-29 April at the Swissotel in Sydney and will shine a light on the best sustainable programs, the potentially disruptive business models, and the latest government initiatives that are converging to make telehealth mainstream. ATC Chair, Leigh Donoghue said the program has been designed to [...]
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 [...]
Special HISA Newcastle event to provide insights into new research

Special HISA Newcastle event to provide insights into new research

Associate Professor Bronwyn Hemsley will pre sent key research findings on the use of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) / My Health Record by young adults with severe communication disabilities, at the inaugural HISA NSW event in Newcastle on 20 November 2105. A/Prof Hemsley, a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist, Member of Speech Pathology [...]