Medical Software Industry Association


and promoting the value of technology to improve health outcomes

Medical Software Industry Association

The Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA) provides you with all the resources required for your organisation to navigate the complex digital health environment in Australasia. The MSIA is a conduit between the numerous health sector stakeholders, government departments and industry bodies, acting as your one stop clearing house of information and updates directly effecting your business.

Together, our members are a driving force in improving sector productivity, efficient delivery of healthcare services and overall health outcomes.


For 20 years the MSIA has been representing the interests of the health software industry.


Find out what member and industry events, webinars and networking meet ups are coming up in your city.


Our members are represented on 20+ working groups actively striving for a better health care system.

MSIA Summit



When will Healthcare Catch FHIR?

AUTHOR: Tom Bowden, CEO, HealthLink & Vice President, MSIA Many healthcare IT aficionados think of interoperability as a ‘magic broom’ that will sweep healthcare’s problems magically aside, connecting IT systems to one another and finally bring the benefits of information technology to an industry stuck in the nineteenth or twentieth century. Alas, interoperability is a…

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Why patient engagement is more important than ever

AUTHOR: Peter Birch, General Manager | MediRecords A generation ago, the healthcare professional set all the terms of engagement with a patient.  As a patient you wouldn’t question the family Doctor, and that would often be your single point of reference for how to manage your health. Today, things are a bit different.  In this…

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Reforming the Healthcare Economy

Tom Bowden, Vice President, MSIA. There is an emerging view that a country’s healthcare system should not be thought of as an industry or even a marketplace but rather as a healthcare economy. Managing an economy takes quite a specific approach.  As we have seen, in the recent PIP payments initiatives, giving carefully formulated benefits…


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