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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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A conversation: Healthcare in the digital age

A conversation: Healthcare in the digital age

HISA member and senior health informatician Dr Michael Bainbridge was the special guest speaker at a recent Pitcher Partners healthcare client and stakeholders event in Brisbane.  Dr Josie Di Donato, HISA’s Advocacy and Leadership Director, was in the audience and...

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Consultation underway on nursing informatics paper

Consultation underway on nursing informatics paper

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN), HISA and Nursing Informatics Australia (NIA) are collaborating on a position paper to affirm the role of nurses in digital healthcare at all levels and in all health settings. The draft position paper makes a call to action for...

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What’s under the hood at Bendigo Hospital

What’s under the hood at Bendigo Hospital

The digital health community was keen to see first-hand the technology driving Bendigo Health’s push to a full digital hospital. Two guided tours were held last month with attendees walked through emergency department and an inpatient ward to see the technology used....

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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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