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CHIA: Contributing to career progressions and job opportunities

CHIA: Contributing to career progressions and job opportunities

Interview by Katrina Barbuto When finishing his Physiotherapy Degree, Dr Mark Merolli said he never thought he would have a complete career transformation and immersion into health informatics and digital health: consumer health technology, clinical...

Fostering Sustainability in Teleradiology

Fostering Sustainability in Teleradiology

By Mark Nevin ‘Distance matters only when you fail to cover it through your mind’. I’d love to lay claim to that saying, but I’m afraid the writer Munia Khan got in ahead of me. While she may have been referring to more romantic matters, it’s a phrase that...

Congratulations to the Renew-a-thon winners

Congratulations to the Renew-a-thon winners

Thank you to everyone who renewed or joined before March 30! The winners in the HISA Renew-a-thon are: Tickets to HIC 2018: Bryn Lewis Tickets to the Australian Telehealth Conference 2018: Geoffrey Sayer Tickets to Health Data Analytics 2018: Neville Board CHIA...

Australian Telehealth Conference 2018

Australian Telehealth Conference 2018

Transforming care: virtual, connected and co-designed. Novotel Sydney Central 11-12 April 2018 | #ATC18 @HISA_atc PROGRAM REGISTER Australia’s premier telehealth conference ATC 2018 explores the evolving world of virtual care with the emerging...

CHIA: Credibility for what I do

CHIA: Credibility for what I do

“Why haven’t you done it”, says Claire Holt to her peers who haven’t become CHIAs. As the first CHIA to recertify, Claire said “by participating in the industry and the profession, it’s really easy to recertify and obtain the 60 points”. As the Director of...

Innovation Showcase portal launched

Innovation Showcase portal launched

HISA is a supporting digital health partner of Health Horizon and the Australian Health Innovation Showcase through 2018. Funded by the Australian Government Medical Technology and Pharmaceutical Industry Growth Centre , the Showcase will ‘provide a ‘living’ showcase...

Health information management: critical to telehealth

Health information management: critical to telehealth

HIMAA CEO Richard Lawrance sets the scene in this guest blog post about the management of health information for the success of telehealth consultations: A physiotherapist in a remote rural town, the GP who is VMO at the local public hospital and its sole doctor, the...

CHIA helping with quality improvement

CHIA helping with quality improvement

As a clinical pharmacist Hailie Uren said she knew the future was digital when she “acknowledged the limitations to safe practise when using traditional ‘paper and pen’ prescribing and documentation.” Hailie Uren is a Senior Project Officer for the Future Hospital...