Member News

Wild Health Summits – 30% off for MSIA members

12 September 2017

The Wild Health Summit brings a unique opportunity to hear from – and directly question – Australia’s critical thinkers, influential policy makers and industry game-changers who are transforming the healthcare landscape. The outstanding program features short, sharp, TEDx-style talks on the emerging trends and challenges facing healthcare; and robust panel discussions with a no-holds-barred Q&A.…

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John Green Update – PharmCIS (Nothing yet to report unfortunately)

12 September 2017

It seems that barely a week goes by without some other topic raising its head. I was desperately hoping to have you some feedback based on my meeting earlier this week between Fred Connellan (and his PharmCIS team) and Projects Assured (PA). My only comment at this stage is that the MSIA input has raised awareness…

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Submission – Access to Medicare Numbers

12 September 2017

The MSIA has responded to a request for a submission from DHS in regard to access to a patient Medicare details by health professionals. See the Medicare website for more information.   Download Submission

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Interoperability

12 September 2017

Interoperability is pillar 5 of the ADHA Digital Health Strategy. The work is starting next week and MSIA will be working with E&Y and ADHA in respect of the following. Please send any specific ideas and comments you have on the following to Jessica Abbey The barriers and obstacles to interoperability, including existing practices and improvement…

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ScriptWise & RTPM

12 September 2017

Members will have heard about the $30M Vic DHHS project to help doctor shopping and avoidable loss of life by prescription drug overdose. Vic Health has sent out closed tenders so good luck to all of those who are working on these. MSIA is represented on the Expert Advisory Group for RTPM and is also…

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September Stakeholder Forum

12 September 2017

The next MSIA Stakeholder Forum is scheduled for: Tuesday, 26 September 2017 9am – 5pm (with networking drinks from 5pm – 6pm) RACV City Club Melbourne, 501 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000 You will hear from: Andrew Saunders, Former CIO DHHS Victoria Emma Costello, Digital Health Lead, WA Primary Health Alliance AIHW will present on…

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Changes at DoH

12 September 2017

You will have heard of Martin Bowles resignation and MSIA has met previously with the acting Secretary Mark Cormack and will make contact again shortly to ensure your interests are being heard. This move has been swiftly followed by that of Andrew Stuart who was the Dep Sec in charge of Health Benefits, Medicare Financing, PBS and…

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Andrew Magennis Award Open for Nominations

05 September 2017

The award was created by the MSIA Executive in 2009 after Andrew Magennis stood down from formal roles in the Association. Over many years Andrew had been an active member of the association’s Executive. He also held positions as Secretary, Treasurer, and President, over a nine year period. The executive felt the need to recognise…

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Multi-Page Scanned Images – Member Feedback

05 September 2017

The Standards Australia meeting around Health Records was held earlier this week with a number of questions being raised regarding multi page scanned images. We’d appreciate some member feedback to assist our MSIA representative in providing helpful feedback from the industry. If members involved in scanning could answer the following questions it would be greatly…

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