Member News

Comments Required – Pathology Information Terminology Units Standardisation

02 December 2016

On behalf of the stakeholders and participants in the Pathology Information Terminology Units Standardisation (PITUS) Project, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) is pleased to invite public comment on the Standards and Guidelines, terminology reference sets and preferred units of measure developed for the project. The documents are the result of around 12…

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Update – closure of the legacy system EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)

02 December 2016

The Australian Government Department of Human Services previously announced on 07/11/16 the closure of the legacy system EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) on 31 December 2017. Humans Services has received feedback in relation to the timeline of EDI closure. As a result, we are now in consultation to align the EDI closure date with the availability…

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Confirmation – Release 7.2 of the My Health Record system production environment

02 December 2016

The My Health Record System Operator advises there will be a planned upgrade to Release 7.2 of the My Health Record system production environment from 7pm Friday 2 December 2016 to 6am Saturday 3 December 2016  AEDT. During the release period My Health Record System will be available in read-only mode, all write transactions (new…

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Update – Ministerial approval for the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)

30 November 2016

During our last teleconference, we gave an undertaking to provide an update on the status of the Ministerial approval for the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) Further Revision measure as announced in the 2016-17 Federal Budget. It is currently our understanding that a decision by the Minister for Health is expected within the next week…

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Utilisation and cost model workbook – to accompany the PBAC Guidelines

29 November 2016

Utilisation and cost model workbook – to accompany the PBAC Guidelines 29 November 2016 A Utilisation and cost model workbook has been developed to accompany the Pharmaceutical Benefit Advisory Committee (PBAC) Guidelines. The Utilisation and cost model workbook enables the medicine and financial estimates presented in a PBAC submission to be validated by the PBAC…

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Dr Oliver Frank – Member Input – Display dates of the patient’s forthcoming appointments outside the practice

29 November 2016

Dr Oliver Frank has a regular piece in the Medical Observer and calls upon MSIA members to weigh in on his articles. Please see below details of his next piece – responses are due by 12 December 2016. Display dates of the patient’s forthcoming appointments outside the practice What is the issue? Coordination of patients’…

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ADHA Industry Engagement Workshop on Secure Messaging – Friday 9th December 2016

25 November 2016

As advised by ADHA CEO Tim Kelsey at the MSIA Summit recently, ADHA is working with the MSIA  to engage with industry to improve the scale and usability of  secure messaging for point to point transfer of clinical documents. Interoperability between systems will be a major objective of the program. ADHA has requested the MSIA…

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My Health Record System Operator – planned upgrade to Release 7.2

25 November 2016

The My Health Record System Operator advises there will be a planned upgrade to Release 7.2 of the My Health Record system production environment from 7pm Friday 2 December 2016 to 5am Saturday 3 December 2016  AEDT (times to be confirmed). During the release period My Health Record System will be available in read-only mode,…

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System maintenance – Medicare Easyclaim, ECLIPSE and Medicare Online

25 November 2016

The Australian Government Department of Human Services would like to advise that due to system maintenance, Medicare Easyclaim, ECLIPSE and Medicare Online services will be unavailable between 22:00 December 3, 2016 and 04:00 December 4, 2016. As a result, Medicare Easyclaim will need to be switched to the contingency server during this time. ****** Medicare…

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