Member News

MTP Connect

18 August 2017

MTP Connect is one of 6 Federal Government Industry Growth Centres. It has been established to accelerate the growth of medical technologies, bio technologies and pharmaceuticals to achieve greater commercialization and establish Australia as a Asia Pacific hub for MTP companies. It is a NFP and in addition to its aims of encouraging removal of…

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Cloud Computing – Draft DHS Policy

18 August 2017

The DHS draft Cloud Computing policy has major implications for our industry. The proposed requirement for cloud services to use “dedicated servers” and the transformation of your client’s information into “Commonwealth data” merely because of retrieval of an IHI for example, are just 2 of the many issues for industry. The draft policy and our…

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Survey Winner – Klaus Bartosch

18 August 2017

We asked the Practice Management System members what more they want from the MSIA. We got a great response and some helpful suggestions on how the board and staff can better serve the membership. Thank you to those who participated. The winner of the $500.00 Flight Centre voucher is: Klaus Bartosch

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HICS Masterclass – The Unanswered

14 August 2017

The MSIA ran an interoperability masterclass as part of the HICS 2017 event. The panel consisted of esteemed industry experts – Tom Bowden, Dr Andrew McIntyre, Peter Young and Grahame Grieve and was hosted by President Emma Hossack. The session was well attended and as a result a number of questions from the audience had…

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Quick News Links

09 August 2017

As launch date nears, Health Care Homes remain half empty Global Health wins contract to deploy cloud system at Sydney hospital ​Australia’s digital health strategy gets the nod without data interoperability controls HIC 2017: Professional college mooted for digital health executives Digital health record custodian establishes cyber security centre Siemens to update medical scanner software…

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Pharmacy Board of Australia – Communique

09 August 2017

The Pharmacy Board of Australia (the Board) meets each month to consider and decide on any matters related to its regulatory function under the National Law1 and within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme). This communiqué aims to inform stakeholders of the work of the Board and matters regarding the National Scheme.…

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All interested people are invited to attend the final lead up event for Hacking Health @ HIC

02 August 2017

The Practice Pitch Night provides an opportunity for projects and teams to practice their pitch, understand more about how the event will work, see the international connections and Brazil’s involvement, and network with like-minded people. Projects will have one minute to pitch their projects at the start of the event so the Practice Pitch night…

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The Australian Digital Health Agency and Pharmacy Guild join forces

02 August 2017

The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) and Pharmacy Guild of Australia (the Guild) have committed to work together to help build the digital health capabilities of community pharmacies and advance the efficiency, quality and delivery of healthcare to improve health outcomes for all Australians. Both strong advocates for the widespread adoption and use of…

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ADHA Board papers made available to the public

02 August 2017

The intent of the Board is to publish as many Board documents as is feasible. Information and attachments to Board documents that are draft, not finalised or sensitive will not be published. An exception is made for draft material already in the public domain (in this instance the Board Advisory Committee Charters released on 16…

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