UTAS scholarship for health informatics

Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) members will be eligible to apply for a scholarship to undertake a health informatics degree at the University of Tasmania (UTAS). UTAS is offering the Bachelor of e-Health (Health Informatics) Professional Honours on a scholarship basis to HISA members.  Applications are open from September with the course commencing in [...]
Digital hospital design group changing with the times

Digital hospital design group changing with the times

The Digital Hospital Design community of practice at HISA started seven years ago when there was an unprecedented program for the construction of new hospitals and at the time the focus was on the interface between built environment design and technology. While we have made a significant contribution to this discussion, it has become clear [...]
HITWA 2016 success in Perth

HITWA 2016 success in Perth

HITWA 2016 once again had a packed agenda and a healthy turn-up at the WA Convention Centre. We were pleased to welcome the Director General of WA Health Dr David Russell-Weisz to officially start the day's proceedings, with the Shadow Minister for Health Roger Cook giving a closing address. Number of tweets during and after [...]
Healthcare solutions in global challenge

Healthcare solutions in global challenge

HISA members were in attendance at the finals of the Global Business Challenge 2016 last week in Brisbane. GB2016 is a global business case competition aimed at developing solutions to global problems. It is a joint initiative of QUT, UQ and Griffith Universities supported this year by AusIndustry, Queensland Health and HISA as government and [...]