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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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Bendigo Health starts CHIA program

A group of around 20 Bendigo Health professionals underwent their CHIA induction session last week, getting a taste of the program and connecting with others undertaking the exam over the next few months. The group includes representatives from health informatics,...

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Health informatics minds put to the test!

Health informatics minds put to the test!

In a first for health informatics engagement, the Australian Digital Health Agency and HISA co-hosted a session for Certified Health Informaticians to provide input into the National Digital Health Strategy. Some of Australia's leading health informaticians met in...

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HIC 2017 Call for Papers

HIC 2017 Call for Papers

HISA is pleased to invite you to respond to the Call for Submissions for HIC 2017, Australia’s Health Informatics Conference, to be held from 6 – 9 August 2017 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The deadline for submissions is 20 March 2017.  All...

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TOM_Melbourne Makeathon: #makingthedifference

TOM_Melbourne Makeathon: #makingthedifference

By Dr  Mark Merolli, PhD, CHIA, B.Physio (Hons) From 28-30 November, Swinburne University were the proud hosts of the first TOM (Tikkun Olam Makers) Makeathon in Australia. In much the same spirit of the “Hackathon” model, TOM brought together teams of “Makers” and...

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