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 [...]
Congratulations to the 2019 HISA Awards winners

Congratulations to the 2019 HISA Awards winners

The following awards were announced at the annual Gala Dinner during HIC 2019 in Melbourne. The Jon Hilton award For Excellence in Primary Care Informatics recognises a person or organisation who best personifies the priorities for which Jon was such an advocate, including innovation in primary, community care and chronic disease management. This was awarded [...]
Vale Dr Andrew P. Howard

Vale Dr Andrew P. Howard

Our friend, mentor and digital health crusader passed away in Melbourne on Monday 13 May 2019. Andrew's inveterate passion and rampant enthusiasm for making a difference changed healthcare services for all Australians. Andrew began his career journey in medical practice. He was frustrated by paper medical charts, patient files and hard copy ECGs and pathology [...]

Branch nominations closed

HISA is pleased to advise that nominations have now closed for the branch committee leadership positions. As we received nominations equal to the number of open positions, there will be no voting process. Incoming committees will be announced at each State's AGM over the next six weeks.  
Congratulations Renew-a-thon winners

Congratulations Renew-a-thon winners

Thank you to everyone who joined HISA or renewed their membership before 30 March and were entered into the Renew-a-thon prize draw. Rosemary Beenie Tickets to HIC 2019 valued at $1,495 Paul Rumpff Tickets to the next ATC conference valued at $1,150 Sue Walker Tickets to Health Data Analytics 2019 valued at $1,050 Dr James [...]

Congratulations to our three Early Bird renewers

Thank you to all of the HISA community who renewed their dues early! These members will be receiving movie passes after being successful in the Membership Renewal Early Bird draw: John Aloizos – QLD Brett Esler – VIC Andy Fodor – VIC And don't forget it is now Renew-a-thon until March 30! If you haven't [...]