Sharing your knowledge across the community

HISA members have a wealth of skills and experience and are well-placed to make a valuable contribution to the digital health community.

As Australia’s largest pool of digital health talent, they can offer broad research capacity, project management capability, clinical experience, entrepreneurial skills and decades of health informatics knowledge.

To facilitate the best use of our members’ time and resources HISA has formed Communities of Practice.

Nursing Informatics Australia

Nursing Informatics Australia (NIA) is the pre-eminent group of nursing informaticians in Australia providing good reference point to learn about the developments in nursing informatics.


HISA’s Health Information Privacy and Security group (HIPS) looks at the issues of privacy and security in the area of health information.

Clinical Informatics Network

Clinical Informaticians assess the information needs of clinicians, managers and patients, and use these assessments to characterise, evaluate and improve clinical processes.

Aged Care Informatics

Aged care informatics is a specialised branch of health informatics that is the intersection of not only healthcare, information sciences, computer science, but also aged care research.

Digital Hospital Design

A group of clinicians, architects, designers, engineers and health IT specialists interested in the interplay between information technology and the built environment.

Get certified - become a CHIA

Digital health, telehealth and health informatics professionals are able to demonstrate their expertise through the unique credentialing program Certified Health Informatician Australasia.