Making history! HISA and ACHI members and Fellows have voted ‘Yes’ to unite and form a new peak body for digital health. The proposal to merge and form a new organisation has been passed by a majority vote with more than 89% of members and Fellows voting for the merger. The Australasian Institute of Digital [...]
The Board of the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and the Council of the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) are pleased to invite you to vote on the proposal to combine and form a new peak body for digital health and health informatics - the Australasian Institute of Digital Health. An Extraordinary Meeting for HISA members will be held on: Tuesday 17 December at [...]
Joan Edgecumbe was one of HISA’s founding members and over HISA’s 25-year history she occupied the role of Executive Officer, committee member and Board member, until her retirement in 2011. She worked at The Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne for over 40 years, and until her retirement in 2015, she was part of the eHealth Education [...]
HIC 2019 has taken off to a great start! Both the Sunday pre-HIC events - The Nursing Informatics Conference and Connecting healthcare: Interoperability & standards workshop - featured a packed program and were well attended. Here's a look back at NIA 2019.
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 [...]