Member News

Upcoming Canberra Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

13 October 2017

John Green and I will be in Canberra next week meeting with DoH, DHS, the Pharmacy Guild, the Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association and other stakeholders. Let us know your pressing issues so we can raise and resolve.

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President’s News Flash- Opportunity today to be heard by the PM!!!

13 October 2017

Wednesday October 11 2017 Dear Members, In case you don’t read our Blog today (or it is not considered ok by our worthy Blog mediators), we have an opportunity to raise actions which would help our industry with the Prime Minister through Minister Angus Taylor who is meeting with the PM tomorrow, Thursday 12 October.…

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Quick News Links

06 October 2017

ADHA sets sights on achievable goals for digital health in the short and longer term Health Care Homes take off in Wellington Anthropometrics goes off the charts in South Island DHBs Telstra Health rolls out low bandwidth solution for RFDS Victoria Victoria launches thunderstorm asthma early warning system Australian digital health at the crossroads HCH…

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$100 Writing Prize – MSIA Member Blog

06 October 2017

The MSIA Executive are offering members the chance to win a $100 gift voucher in exchange for short sharp blog posts published on the website. We are looking for: Sharp, punchy articles on issues that matter to you the members! Short posts – 300 – 600 words We are open to commentary on current issues,…

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Member Spotlight: Industry Leader Joins Comrad Board

06 October 2017

Comrad Medical Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of John Livingston to its Board of Directors, effective October 1st, 2017. John will be assisting the Board of Directors to steer Comrad’s growth strategy. John brings more than 25 years experience in private and public radiology to the Comrad Board. Most recently he was the…

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Member Spotlight: HealthEngine teams up with dental management firm Prime Practice

06 October 2017

Online appointment bookings and directory service HealthEngine has partnered with dental practice management consultancy firm Prime Practice to promote patient management services such as online bookings and new patient acquisition. Health Engine says the relationship aims to help dental practices be more commercially successful at a time when an increasing number of dental practices look…

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Secondary Uses of My Health Record Systems Data – Working Group

06 October 2017

HealthConsult have been engaged by the Department of Health to “develop a Framework for the secondary use of data in My Health Record”. Public consultations are about to commence. There will be multiple opportunities to contribute to the development of the draft Framework through workshops across the country, two webinars, an online survey and written…

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Printed acknowledgement of the Australian Government’s contribution

06 October 2017

This information is targeted to those organisations which have developed dosage administration (DAA) support software which runs in parallel with dispensing software for those pharmacies which provide pre-packed  medicine regimes for selected consumers such as those in nursing homes or who are provided with home support in managing their medicines. In discussions with PGA, MSIA…

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Long await Home Care Packages data report

06 October 2017

Key measures are on page 3 Download report. Minister Wyatt has released the first Home Care Packages data report on operations since the reforms to home care began on 27 February 2017 through to 30 June 2017. The report presents data across four key categories: eligibility and assessment of home care consumers the national prioritisation process (including the…

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