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2nd edition of the practitioner’s guide released

2nd edition of the practitioner’s guide released

Authored by David Rowlands, a leading heath informatician with 30 years’ experience in the health industry and published by HISA, the Certified Health Informatician Australasia, A Practitioner’s Guide to Health Informatics in Australia includes orientation for...

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e-Patient Dave stars at our Sydney breakfast

e-Patient Dave stars at our Sydney breakfast

e-Patient Dave deBronkart gave the Sydney audience plenty to think about from the patient perspective as guest breakfast speaker in Sydney last week. He appeared in the lead-up to HISA’s Health Data Analytics 2017 conference in Brisbane where...

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e-Patient Dave for Sydney breakfast

e-Patient Dave for Sydney breakfast

e-Patient Dave will be guest speaker at a special HISA breakfast in Sydney next Tuesday 10 October. One of the world's leading patient advocates, engagement activists and co-founder of the Society for Participatory Medicine, Dave deBronkart, has appeared in Time, U.S....

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CHIAs reach another milestone

CHIAs reach another milestone

In a milestone for the CHIA program, the inaugural CHIAs are starting to recertify their credentials. CHIA recertification is required every three years and during this time CHIAs are required to undertake a minimum amount of continuing professional...

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Australian Marriage Equality – an Open Letter

Australian Marriage Equality – an Open Letter

HISA has joined the growing number of Australian organisations speaking out to support marriage equality. At the time of printing we are one of 2071 organisations that have voiced their support by signing the Australian Marriage Equality open letter. While...

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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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