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Stay updated on what’s happening in the 10,000+ digital health community including our many supporting organisations.

CheckUp Forum draws interest for HISA

CheckUp Forum draws interest for HISA

HISA’s digital health community was profiled at the recent CheckUp Forum in Brisbane, with Queensland committee Chair Mark Brommeyer and HISA’s Advocacy and Leadership Director Dr Josie Di Donato both on hand to talk about the benefits of HISA membership. With more...

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Queensland CHIA candidates will put themselves to the test

Queensland CHIA candidates will put themselves to the test

The CHIA partners and Board wish the 100 Queensland Health employees good luck as they sit their exam in the coming weeks.  eHealth Queensland is supporting the certification of up to 100 health professionals this year which will substantially add to digital health...

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HISA Board welcomes Dr John Lambert

HISA Board welcomes Dr John Lambert

A new Board member was appointed and three re-elected at the HISA AGM 2017 held during HIC. HISA welcomes Dr John Lambert, Chief Clinical Information Officer, eHealth NSW,  to the Board. Dr Lambert oversaw the implementation of several NSW Health digital programs and...

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Hacking Health winners and champions

Hacking Health winners and champions

Hacking Health @ HIC was another successful and exciting event this year shining a light on digital health innovation and health system change. With over 140 registered participants, 40 mentors, 2 Brazilian facilitators, the event saw 20 initial projects...

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Australia to host international MedInfo in 2021

Australia to host international MedInfo in 2021

HISA has won the bid to host MedInfo 2021 in Sydney! The decision was announced in Hangzhou, China, yesterday during MedInfo 2017, the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics hosted by IMIA, the International Medical Informatics Association. HISA CEO Dr...

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HISA member webinars have an international flavour

HISA member webinars have an international flavour

HISA webinars are free and exclusive to members! We feature the latest topics and expert commentary on the subjects our members are talking about. UPCOMING EVENTS On 30 August, Prof Trish Williams, from Flinders University, an internationally recognised expert on...

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Take part in the HISA cybersecurity survey

Across Australian healthcare, data breaches and cyber-attacks seem to be more frequently reported by hospitals and healthcare organisations. HISA responded to the groundswell of interest in cybersecurity by launching a dedicated Community of Practice this year. Now...

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ACHI launches fellowship program

ACHI has announced the launch of the Australasian Health Informatics Fellowship Program (AHIFP). This dynamic training program will help meet the current community demands for highly trained individuals, capable of taking leadership roles in health informatics. The...

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New Board members named

New Board members named

Four Board members were appointed at the HISA AGM 2017 held during HIC in Brisbane. Congratulations to the successful candidates Philip Robinson, Karen Gibson, Leigh Donoghue and Dr John Lambert who were elected to the Board.  Dr Martin Seneviratne did not re-nominate...

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