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Conference Summary HIC 2014


Thank you!

The Health Informatics Society of Australia wishes to thank you for your support of HIC and Australia’s health informatics and e-health community. It was wonderful to see so many new faces this year, as well as to rekindle friendships formed many years ago. Below you will find links to photos, presentations and other information and resources from the conference. Please take the time to give us your feedback in the evaluation survey. We are already planning HIC 2015 in Brisbane and you have an opportunity to get involved and suggest your ideas – see link below.

We especially wish to extend our gratitude to Dr Pradeep Phillip who did an expert job of Chairing HIC 2014.
Thanks Pradeep!

Online conversation – Thanks to you, HIC broke records for online engagement .. almost 17 million impressions for #hic14

Want to catch up on some of the stuff you missed? See how HIC 2014 was captured on social media. Search for the hashtag #hic14

To the left you can view a snapshot of the analytics from #hic14. Click here to download a full version of analytics and a transcript of all conference tweets!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the online conversation.

I don’t think its possible to tweet @ReginaHolliday‘s talk. No amount of tweeting can capture the energy passion emotion and artwork. #HIC14

Gimme my damn data @ePatientDave! #HIC14 pic.twitter.com/p4OCZBrrNK

#HIC14 e-health = exciting enlightening envigorating absolutely e-inspiring

IOS Press
The publication of the 2014 IOS Press which features HIC’s academic/scientific papers is now an Open Access publication. To download the papers please click here.

Thank you to all our sponsors, the HIC 2014 Conference Chair Dr Pradeep Philip, the HIC 2014 Academic/Scientific Program Co-Chairs A/Prof Heather Grain and Prof Fernando Martin-Sanchez, the HIC 2014 Industry/Clinical Case Study Chair Greg Moran, the Strategic Advisory Committee, speakers, exhibitors, reviewers, judges and delegates.

See you all at HIC 2015.
.: Award Winners :.

HISA Awards

Joan Edgecumbe Continuing Professional Development Scholarship
Media Award
Health App Challenge

Carey Mather

University of Tasmania

Dallas Bastian

Nursing Review

James Bennett
Overall Winner – For the
app design ‘DoseMe’


 Don Walker Awards

Wendy Carroll


For her abstract titled

‘Project Data Sphere:

Harnessing the potential to transform data into solutions forcancer patients’

Prof Steven Shaha


For his abstract titled

Immediate impact and ROI for EPR implementation: Early findings from the United Kingdom’

Cathy Fuhrman

Sharp HealthCare

For her abstract titled

‘Better patient care through

better content management: Sharp HealthCare

case study’

 Branko Cesnik Awards
Best Academic/Scientific paper
Best Academic/Scientific student paper

Dr Mary Lam

University of Sydney

For her paper titled

“I can do it: Does confidence and perceived ability in learning new ICT skills predict pre-service health professionals’ attitude towards engaging in e-healthcare?’

Hamish Thornburn

University of Queensland

For his paper titled
‘Analysis of operating theatre utilisation to drive efficiency and productivity improvements’

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