Congratulations to our Queensland Health CHIAs!

Congratulations to our Queensland Health CHIAs!

Queensland Health has another round of accredited health informaticians under the CHIA program. Some of the 30 newly graduated CHIAs met in Brisbane to celebrate last week. Congratulations everyone! The CHIA program now has 400+ graduates nationally. To get your organisation involved email us for a discussion around how to get started on the program. [...]
CHIA: Contributing to career progressions and job opportunities

CHIA: Contributing to career progressions and job opportunities

Interview by Katrina Barbuto When finishing his Physiotherapy Degree, Dr Mark Merolli said he never thought he would have a complete career transformation and immersion into health informatics and digital health: consumer health technology, clinical informatics, research informatics, data analytics, education. Mark said while practicing as a physiotherapist he was drawn into understanding the impact [...]
CHIA: Credibility for what I do

CHIA: Credibility for what I do

“Why haven’t you done it”, says Claire Holt to her peers who haven’t become CHIAs. As the first CHIA to recertify, Claire said “by participating in the industry and the profession, it’s really easy to recertify and obtain the 60 points”. As the Director of Health Informatics at Portland District Health, Claire’s main driver for [...]
2018: Your year to become a CHIA

2018: Your year to become a CHIA

It’s a new year, digital health technologies are increasingly being implemented and the importance of the profession of health informatics is becoming widely recognised. Do you want to indicate to employers and funders that you have core, up-to-date knowledge of health informatics? Are you wanting to advance your own professional development? Are you committed to [...]
Celebrating our 300th CHIA! Congratulations!

Celebrating our 300th CHIA! Congratulations!

No longer simply the “Excel” go to guy! Since its inception CHIA has reached many milestones; our latest is welcoming 300 CHIAs to the alumni. The CHIA partners and Board congratulate Doug Kynaston as our 300th CHIA. Doug was part of the Queensland Health CHIA Group of candidates and he graduated. “Having the opportunity to [...]
Identifying the importance of CHIA through David O’Driscoll

Identifying the importance of CHIA through David O’Driscoll

HISA member David O’Driscoll recently spoke to us about the importance of CHIA and what it means to be in the health informatics community.

David speaks from experience being a 2015 CHIA graduate, a passionate authority on the CHIA Exam Committee and Manager of Business & Tooling Capabilities at NEHTA – National E-Health Transition Authority.