Member News

From Association to Company Limited by Guarantee

01 November 2017

The Board encourages members to review the following information regarding conversion of the Medical Software Industry Association (the MSIA) from an incorporated association to a company limited by guarantee and to adopt a new Constitution for the company. The proposed constitution and conversion will be discussed at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 8 November…

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AGM – Proxy Nominations Close Monday, 6 November 2017

01 November 2017

Members who are unable to have a representative present at the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, 8 November 2017 after the Summit at Rydges Melbourne are able to nominate someone to vote on association matters on their behalf. Should you wish to nominate a proxy for any/all votes at the AGM please…

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Canberra eHealth Record Round Table & Lunch with Libby Morris

01 November 2017

MSIA will host a second intimate round table discussion and lunch with International eHealth Record Specialist Dr Libby Morris. DATE: Thursday, 9 November 2017 TIME: 12:30pm – 3pm VENUE: Dining Room #2, Parliament House, Canberra The lunch will be held at Parliament House and will feature a number of key Health personnel. Seating is limited, so…

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Meet Minister Hunt – Sydney

01 November 2017

MSIA members have the opportunity to meet Minister Hunt in Sydney. The Health Minister has made himself available for an informal catch up, please find details below: DATE: Thursday, 16 November 2017 TIME: 2pm – 2:45pm VENUE: Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices, Levels 19-21, 1 Bligh Street, Sydney In order to be permitted into the building please register…

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Quick News Links

26 October 2017

Standards Australia eNews Why we shouldn’t replace pharmacists with vending machines A doctor explains what it’s like to be accused of defrauding Medicare Committee recommends mandating ASD’s ‘Essential Eight’ mitigation strategies How big data can predict, detect and respond to cyber threats Can Digital Health Rescue Health Care? It Seems Data Anonymisation Is Really Hard…

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$100 Writing Prize – MSIA Member Blog

26 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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The Search for Better Clinical Decision Support: Drug Interaction Alerts in Focus

26 October 2017

October 25, 2017 Susan Cheng, Product Specialist (Medication Management),  InterSystems It comes as no surprise that the drug interaction alert screen is, by far, the most frequently ignored screen in any clinical software. Doctors, pharmacists and nurses know it: our finger is already anxiously hovering over the ‘Enter’ key before this seemingly obnoxious screen displays. We…

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Next Steps

25 October 2017

It is likely we will have 50+ MSIA members on our call tomorrow and thank you so much to all of you who have provided us with your insights, comments and questions. So that the TC is effective and targeted we propose to send through the below to DHS – please advise ASAP if there…

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Cloud Computing Teleconference with DHS

25 October 2017

Thank you to all who took part in the Cloud Computing Policy Working Group teleconference yesterday. The DHS have proposed that we speak tomorrow at 3pm AEST (4pm ADST) and details for registration are below. We were unable to get any other options at this stage but if you have queries not covered by the…

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