[ BLOG ] : Healthcare Executives and Employees Are Hacker Targets – 5 steps to Protect Them

[ BLOG ] : Healthcare Executives and Employees Are Hacker Targets – 5 steps to Protect Them

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 [...]
[ BLOG ] : Better to replace a broken computer than replace YOU

[ BLOG ] : Better to replace a broken computer than replace YOU

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 [...]
HISA’s cybersecurity community of practice survey report

HISA’s cybersecurity community of practice survey report

The results of HISA’s 2017 cybersecurity survey have been discussed over some months at branch meetings and webinars and now the published version has been made available online. There were 157 responses to the survey from a cross-section of organisations. It was conducted across four broad domains to assess awareness and maturity across the healthcare [...]
RACMA masterclass: A day for health informatics

RACMA masterclass: A day for health informatics

HISA conducted a Clinical Informatics masterclass for medical executives last month at the annual conference of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA).  Facilitated by leading health informatician and health informatics author David Rowlands, HISA CEO Dr Louise Schaper and RACMA Fellow and long term clinical informatics advocate Dr Tony Sara, the masterclass focused [...]
New deadline – 28.07.16: Productivity Commission Inquiry into Data Availability and Use

New deadline – 28.07.16: Productivity Commission Inquiry into Data Availability and Use

The Productivity Commission is seeking feedback from the health community for its Inquiry into Data Availability and Use. Given the abundant, complex, sensitive and siloed nature of health data, this is a key issue for the health informatics community. The Productivity Commission’s Issues Paper on Data Availability and Use is a very broad inquiry covering all [...]