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Vale Joan Edgecumbe

Vale Joan Edgecumbe

Joan Edgecumbe was one of HISA’s founding members and over HISA’s 25-year history she occupied the role of Executive Officer, committee member and Board member, until her retirement in 2011. She worked at The Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne for over 40 years, and until her retirement in 2015, she was part of the eHealth Education [...]

#HDA19 photo gallery

#HDA19 photo gallery

Check out our photos from the Health Data Analytics conference! Click the photo to expand it. If you see yourself in any, feel free to grab it, share it around on your socials and spread the word.

Two new reports from the Innovating Health series

Two new reports from the Innovating Health series

HISA produces the Innovating Health thought leadership series in partnership with Accenture. We bring together individuals working in healthcare from across the public and private sector to consider compelling topics. If you or a fellow senior manager or executive would like to be involved please email us. Aged care cast study: Digital platforms supporting private [...]

Call for Submissions open for NI 2020 and HIC 2020

Call for Submissions open for NI 2020 and HIC 2020

For the very first time, NI and HIC are running in conjunction in Brisbane, Australia on 27-29 July 2020. NI, the international congress in nursing informatics, is the world's meeting place for nurses and midwives at the cutting edge of health's digital transformation. NI 2020 celebrates the 'International year of the nurse and midwife' and [...]

Congratulations to the 2019 HISA Awards winners

Congratulations to the 2019 HISA Awards winners

The following awards were announced at the annual Gala Dinner during HIC 2019 in Melbourne. The Jon Hilton award For Excellence in Primary Care Informatics recognises a person or organisation who best personifies the priorities for which Jon was such an advocate, including innovation in primary, community care and chronic disease management. This was awarded [...]

Allied health professionals call to action

Allied health professionals call to action

Australia’s highly skilled allied health workforce has been called to action to adopt a coordinated approach to digital health and inspire the next wave of innovative, disruptive solutions that address immediate healthcare challenges. Launching the first Allied Health Informatics position statement today the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) said allied health professionals have the [...]