Vale Joan Edgecumbe

Vale Joan Edgecumbe

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 [...]

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 [...]