Member News

President’s Update

22 December 2017

Thursday 21 December 2017 Dear Members The end of the year is in sight! On behalf of the Board and our team we wish you and your families all the best for the Festive Season and a healthy and prosperous 2018. During the break you may be looking for some light reading, so if you…

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Quick News Link

22 December 2017

Women in health IT blaze their own path even as gender inequality persists How to Address Healthcare’s Biggest Concerns about the Cloud Community pharmacy: plans for the new year Australian government’s recklessness with medical data is symptom of deeper problems Biggest EHR challenges for 2018: Security, interoperability, clinician burnout 10 IT trends at large delivery…

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Living database of every health innovation in Australia

22 December 2017

MSIA are part of a consortium which has received MTPConnect funding to create Australia’s first living database of health innovations across the digital health, medtech and pharmaceutical sector. In it you can track the progress of any innovation in Australia in real time. The Australian Health Innovation Showcase will launch officially in February, you can…

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Share your views on indicators of quality in aged care

22 December 2017

COTA Australia are leading a project to determine what measures and indicators of quality are most useful to consumers and providers. The findings will help to inform the future of the National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program (QI Program). Online surveys To contribute to this project, aged care providers and industry representatives can complete the…

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Health Information Workforce Census Project: Minimum Dataset Development

22 December 2017

The minimum dataset development part of the Health Information Workforce Census Project is drawing to a close as we reach the end of 2017, with the pilot testing of the census environment across different media entering its final fortnight. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of this project…

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DHS Advice: Chemotherapy compounding fees – updated information

22 December 2017

Under the PBS Access and Sustainability Package (Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement), a revised payment structure for chemotherapy compounding fees was introduced in recognition of the additional costs incurred by Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)-licensed compounders in achieving TGA manufacturer licensing for a compounding site. The new arrangements were implemented in September 2016. Approved pharmacists, approved medical…

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Frost & Sullivan Recognises Outstanding Companies at the 2017 Australian Excellence Awards in Sydney

22 December 2017

CONGRATULATIONS TO MSIA MEMBERS! ACSS Health DXC Technology Sydney, Australia, December 7, 2017 – Frost & Sullivan recognised top companies in Australia at the annual Australia Excellence Awards banquet on 7 December at the Hilton Hotel, Sydney. Mr. Mark Dougan, Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan Australia said that the awards, now in their 12th consecutive…

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Wild Health Summit – Christmas Discount

22 December 2017

Following the significant success of Sydney’s inaugural Wild Health Summit in October, more than 250 of your peers will once again gather – this time in Melbourne – on Tuesday 17 April, 2018 at the Collins Square Events Centre. Not your usual talkfest, the Wild Health Summit will focus on interoperability – the most important issue facing…

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Holiday Reading – Dr Frank

22 December 2017

All of Dr Oliver Frank’s Medical Observer articles on Improving Practice Software are available in the members section of the MSIA website – below are his most recent: Number 17 Checking absent colleagues’ results Medical Observer published 10 July 2017 Number 18 Preferred medical specialists published 13 October 2017 Number 19 Display all information about…

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