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HISA Breakfasts kick off with Datacom for 2017

HISA Breakfasts kick off with Datacom for 2017

The first HISA Breakfast Series for 2017 was held in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane recently, sponsored by Datacom Health Solutions. There was active discussion on a broad range of topics as we “Explored Digital Health Moving Ahead in 2017 – A person centred...

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Digital hospital design group changing with the times

Digital hospital design group changing with the times

The Digital Hospital Design community of practice at HISA started seven years ago when there was an unprecedented program for the construction of new hospitals and at the time the focus was on the interface between built environment design and technology. While we...

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Listening in: Queensland Branch

Listening in: Queensland Branch

The future of healthcare: From connected care to biofabrication By HISA Director for Advocacy and Leadership, Dr Josie Di Donato In a State as geographically dispersed as Queensland, it’s not surprising that connected care was the theme that featured in HISA...

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User Experience Network launched

User Experience Network launched

HISA’s newest Community of Practice on user experience is about building usable systems for patients and clinicians, engendering a better and more positive experience. Poor systems perpetuate inefficiency, undermine take-up and adoption and detract from the real...

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Early bird rates close for ATC 2017 on 2 March

Early bird rates close for ATC 2017 on 2 March

Telehealth today goes beyond traditional video conferencing to explore new models of care like connected care and virtual care. Australia's most forward thinking, collaborative telehealth event - the Australian Telehealth Conference - will be held in Melbourne, 27-28...

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Volunteers: Be a reviewer for HIC 2017

Volunteers: Be a reviewer for HIC 2017

HISA is seeking expressions for volunteers to review submissions for HIC 2017. Papers submitted by potential speakers are a vital part of the HIC program and require the careful attention of our valued reviewers. Volunteers may be an academic/scientific, industry or...

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Digital health focus to PhD work

The University of Melbourne is offering two PhD Scholarships for commencement in 2017 with a particular focus on digital health interventions. The Departments of Psychiatry and General Practice, within the Melbourne Medical School, are both participating sites in a...

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CHIA recertification program launched

CHIA recertification program launched

CHIA graduates will be able to renew their certification as part of HISA’s new continuing professional development (CPD) program. CHIA alumni will be required to recertify their credentials every three years by accruing CPD points at nominated events organised by the...

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HISA members in key Agency advisory roles

HISA has a voice on key advisory panels named by the Australian Digital Health Agency.   The Agency has announced the appointment of members to five Board Advisory Committees - Clinical and Technical; Consumer; Privacy and Security; Audit and Risk; and Digital Health...

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