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Voting info for HISA members

The Board of the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and the Council of the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) are pleased to invite you to vote on the proposal to combine and form a new peak body for digital health and health informatics - the Australasian Institute of Digital Health. An Extraordinary Meeting for HISA members will be held on: Tuesday 17 December at [...]

New whitepaper: What is digital health?

New whitepaper: What is digital health?

Digital health represents a paradigm shift and the implications for healthcare are profound, according to a whitepaper released today by HISA and the Digital Health Workforce Academy. The whitepaper What is digital health and why does it matter? was written by HISA Board Member David Rowlands, who authored the Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA) Program [...]

[ BLOG ] : Artificial intelligence and precision healthcare

[ BLOG ] : Artificial intelligence and precision healthcare

Peter Williams Healthcare Innovator Oracle APAC Precision Medicine Community of Practice Steering Committee Member The HISA Precision Medicine Community of Practice sees precision medicine as not constrained to developments associated with the advance of genomics, as important as they are, but rather considers a broader spectrum where the data driving individualised care can include clinical, [...]

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 [...]