WHO consultation: Global strategy on digital health

The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed a draft strategy Global Strategy on Digital Health 2020-2024 and is inviting global consultation across healthcare to ensure the concepts and other content articulates a strong vision for global digital health. As Australia’s digital health community, together we have the opportunity to shape the digital health era through the [...]
HISA change of address

HISA change of address

HISA is on the move! From Monday 25 March 2019, HISA HQ will be located at 85 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne. All other contact details remain the same. The HISA office is closed Friday 22 March as the relocation is underway. We would love you to drop in and visit us or use the premises [...]
ePatients – people like you and me

ePatients – people like you and me

[BLOG] by HISA's Leadership & Advocacy Director Dr Josie Di Donato Inspired by the wisdom of the past, I set the scene for this month’s topic - consumer informatics and ePatients…. Back in the day, the motor car company Ford had a philosophy on “customer choice” that went like this: Consumers could have any colour car [...]
Dr Kudzai Kanhutu joins the science & tech superstars

Dr Kudzai Kanhutu joins the science & tech superstars

Congratulations to HISA Board Member, the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Dr Kudzai Kanhutu who has been recognised as one of the Superstars of STEM by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews, and Science & Technology Australia (STA). Now in its fifth year, Superstars of STEM have celebrated Australian female scientists and [...]
Next generation of health informatics leaders: ACHI looking for industry partners

Next generation of health informatics leaders: ACHI looking for industry partners

Are you a leader in the health informatics field? Are you interested in supporting the development of the future generation of health informatics leaders? The Australasian College for Health Informatics (ACHI) Fellowship by Training (FbT) Program is currently developing partnerships with suitable organisations to place candidates with a wide range of skills and experiences. We [...]