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Dr Martin Knapp divulges

Dr Martin Knapp divulges

Name Clinical Discipline Connect Dr Martin Knapp Nephrologist Linked In What are you currently doing? Writing, reading, relaxing….. and speaking when I get a chance! When did you realise technology would be useful in healthcare? It was all...

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Celebrating our 300th CHIA!

Celebrating our 300th CHIA!

No longer simply the “Excel” go to guy! Since its inception CHIA has reached many milestones; our latest is welcoming 300 CHIAs to the alumni. The CHIA partners and Board congratulate Doug Kynaston as our 300th CHIA. Doug was part of the Queensland Health...

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Networking on site: Epworth hosts the Victoria branch

Networking on site: Epworth hosts the Victoria branch

HISA’s Victoria branch went onsite at Epworth Healthcare this week to talk about cybersecurity in a range of organisational healthcare settings. HISA cybersecurity community of practice also took the opportunity to present the results of its recent survey. Speakers...

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Queensland Health employees celebrate CHIA success

Queensland Health employees celebrate CHIA success

Queensland Health digital health leaders and experts were congratulated at a special graduation ceremony for health informaticians this week.  HISA and eHealth Queensland congratulated the newly certified group at a celebration on Wednesday 22 November.  “eHealth QLD...

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Data Divide

Data Divide

For many years we have been talking about the ‘digital divide’ in healthcare, but the implementation of any digital solution does not itself improve outcomes, unless there is clear evidence to prove it.

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Final call: scholarship for leadership program

Women currently working in the health care sector have a final opportunity to register their interest in a scholarship worth up to $8,000 to support participation in an accredited leadership development program. Funding must be apportioned by the end of 2017 and it is...

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RACMA masterclass: A day for health informatics

RACMA masterclass: A day for health informatics

HISA conducted a Clinical Informatics masterclass for medical executives last month at the annual conference of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA).  Facilitated by leading health informatician and health informatics author David Rowlands,...

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Digital innovation – a breakfast update

Digital innovation – a breakfast update

It was a full house for the HISA breakfast series in Melbourne and Brisbane when we welcomed back Dr Simon Kos, an Australian medical doctor and now Microsoft’s global Chief Medical Officer based in the US. Simon talked about emerging trends and key observations on...

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