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Health information peaks’ call for action

The Health Informatics Society of Australia is one of five peak bodies who have released a joint media statement calling for action to prevent workforce shortages in critical health areas. The group represents thousands of health information managers, health...

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eHealth Queensland EXPO 2017  – Operation Digital

eHealth Queensland EXPO 2017 – Operation Digital

By HISA Advocacy and Leadership Director Dr Josie Di Donato who attended the Expo When the master of ceremonies for the event is futurist Chris Riddell, then you know for certain old ways of thinking will be challenged. There was honest commitment to a digital future...

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Students invited to apply for scholarship

Students invited to apply for scholarship

Students may receive complimentary registration for our annual conference HIC 2017 as we honour the continued service and passion to the health informatics sector by Mrs Joan Edgecumbe, one of HISA’s founding members (pictured). A scholarship is available for...

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Branch nominations are open – be a HISA leader!

Branch nominations are open – be a HISA leader!

HISA State committees are a dynamic and growing community of digital health, e-health and health informatics proponents, leaders and experts. Our branches continue to attract a diverse and influential audience across the spectrum of health. With AGMs and branch...

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Digital tools to improve child health

eHealth NSW and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network have formed a National Collaborative Network for Child Health Informatics and are looking for projects to identify empowering digital technologies. The Network is looking for projects that engage and empower...

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Visions of the future: ATC 2017

Visions of the future: ATC 2017

HISA thanks everyone who made the Australian Telehealth Conference 2017 a huge success   More than 40 world class speakers took part in our two-day event, attended by more than 200 delegates, making this one of our most successful telehealth conferences. Virtual...

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Clinical trials topic for Breakfast Series

Clinical trials topic for Breakfast Series

HISA’s Breakfast Series came to Brisbane in April and sponsor TriNetX Chief Medical Officer Manfred Stapff gave a valuable presentation on using real world data to drive clinical trials.  By Dr Josie Di Donato, HISA Advocacy and Leadership Director, who attended the...

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Invitation for HISA members: Health Information Workforce

Supporting and growing the health informatics workforce is key to HISA and the digital health community.  As part of our work in this area, HISA is supporting a research project led by the University of Tasmania and the University of Melbourne on developing a minimum...

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Congratulations to our renew-a-thon winners for 2017

Congratulations to our renew-a-thon winners for 2017

Thank you to all those members who entered our first renew-a-thon competition. We had a great response and you have given us even more insight into what you value about being part of HISA, Australia's digital health community. Congratulations to the following winners...

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HISA NSW: Engaging with My Health Record

HISA NSW: Engaging with My Health Record

More than 60 people attended the recent Newcastle event discussing Towards an Inclusive My Health Record. The event was delivered in collaboration between the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HRMI), University of Newcastle and HISA NSW for the second year running....

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