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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

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 [...]

Interested in a Career in Nursing Informatics?

Interested in a Career in Nursing Informatics?

Nurses wanting to increase their knowledge and/or skills in nursing or health informatics have several avenues. Several universities have postgraduate coursework programs and nurses are advised to contact local universities to ascertain if they provide relevant programs or courses in both on-campus or distance education mode. The Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) provides a [...]

Australia’s top industry leaders to headline new look CEBIT Australia

Australia’s top industry leaders to headline new look CEBIT Australia

Full speaker session program now announced Some of the nation’s most influential leaders in technology, finance, and innovation will take part in CEBIT Australia’s session line-up for 2019. Focussing on the key digital issues that are facing businesses today as they seek to innovate and grow, the full session line up will include esteemed main [...]

Welcome to our new SA committee!

Welcome to our new SA committee!

HISA is pleased to announce the formation of a South Australia committee to lead digital health and health informatics activities at State branch level. Congratulations to the leadership team announced last week (from left) Paul Broadbridge, Jason Billing, Christopher Radbone, Dr Peter Del Fante, Cheng Cheng Ooi, Natalie Turner, Dr Jan Stanek, Prof Anthony Maeder [...]

5 Reasons to Convert to a Complete Hospital Management System

5 Reasons to Convert to a Complete Hospital Management System

It is quite common for a Hospital Management System (HMS) to only cover a part of the facility’s functionality, and therefore requiring multiple systems to be brought in to canvas financial, patient, admin and backend processes. While some of these may integrate, most don’t. Below are 5 reasons to convert to one complete HMS and [...]

[ BLOG ] : Healthcare Executives and Employees Are Hacker Targets – 5 steps to Protect Them

[ BLOG ] : Healthcare Executives and Employees Are Hacker Targets – 5 steps to Protect Them

Tom Crampton Cybersecurity Community of Practice Steering Committee Member Cyber criminal activity continues to spread rapidly across Australian businesses of all sizes and in all industries. Healthcare is no exception, and frontline employees and ‘C-suite’ executives are increasingly the prime targets. While businesses may feel overwhelmed by the growing risk of cyber attacks and criminal [...]