Member News

MSIA 2017 Summit | Final Program

18 October 2017

8 November 2017 Rydges Melbourne, VIC The final program for the MSIA 2017 Summit is now available. We look forward to seeing all members in Melbourne to hear from the following presenters: Philip Nesci Executive Director, Australian Red Cross Blood Service Dr Libby Morris Clinical Lead, Scottish eHealth Mukesh Haikerwal General Medical Practitioner Tim Kelsey…

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MSIA Submission to the Prime Minister- Improve Productivity and Innovation

18 October 2017

MSIA President Emma Hossack was presented with an opportunity to present suggested productivity and innovation improvements for the health sector to the Prime Minister through a meeting with the Hon. Angus Turner, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation. With only a few short hours to prepare a number of members sent through both thoughtful…

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REMINDER – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

18 October 2017

Dear MSIA members, As you are aware we are getting close to the MSIA 2017 AGM to be held at Rydges Melbourne, Victoria on Wednesday, 8 November 2017 from 3:15pm to 5:30pm. If you have not registered for the summit / AGM you can do so HERE. PROPOSE BUSINESS FOR DISCUSSION I remind you that if you have any items…

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MSIA 2017 Summit & AGM

18 October 2017

Wednesday 8 November 2017 Rydges | Melbourne | VIC What does the end user want from our healthcare system? The famous saying “Doctor Knows Best” is under threat. Consumers want greater autonomy & technology arms us with too much information (and not enough knowledge). So, what do the end users need to make healthcare better? A multi-skilled…

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The Prime Minister wants to know how the Government can help MSIA members – but we need to know today!

13 October 2017

Often we complain about red tape costing our companies time, opportunities for innovation and of course money. The Prime Minister and Cabinet are alive to this issue which led to the formation of the Digital Transformation Agency. We have s direct line of communication into this process which came up serendipitously yesterday. But we need…

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MSIA Annual General Meeting – Wednesday November 8 2017

13 October 2017

The AGM is coming up and we would love you to consider running for the Board. You will need to nominate by 18 October, and so if you wish to discuss what is involved, please let me or any other Board members know. It is a great cause and a super bunch of colleagues.

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Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous Health – The Hon. Minister Wyatt AM, MP

13 October 2017

We are still hoping more of you have case studies and successful digital health stories in the areas of aged care and indigenous health which we can provide to Minister Wyatt at the meeting in November so please send them to me at president@msia.com.au

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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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