Member News

MSIA Member Survey

02 November 2016

The 2015-16 MSIA Annual Member Survey is now available for you to complete. We require member nominees to complete and submit this information no later than Friday, 11 November 2016. Your response will help the incoming board plan for the next period in line with what the membership desires.  The results will be used to…

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HL7 Australia Medication Workgroup (WG)

02 November 2016

The HL7 Australia Medication Workgroup (WG) provides a forum for stakeholders and interest parties to contribute and discuss matters related to clinical and technical contents of medication information. Interested parties/stakeholders from the clinical and technical communities are welcome and encouraged to join and participate in the activities of this WG… READ MORE

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MSIA president flays govt but promises to give ADHA “a red hot go”

02 November 2016

The president of the association representing the medical software and health IT industry has launched a broadside at the chaotic decision-making emanating from the government and the Department of Health, but has promised to give the new Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) “a red hot go” to see if industry….READ MORE

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BOARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

28 October 2016

At the AGM the 2016/17 Directors will be finalised. The following people have been nominated – please note minor changes: Name  Organisation Position Emma Hossack Extensia President Dinah Graham MIMS Director Monica Schlesinger Advisory Boards Group Secretary / Director Lorraine Pyefinch Best Practice Director Margie Peat HealthSoft Director Yianni Serpanos Coreplus Director Matthew Cherian Global Health…

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Nominations are now open! Andrew Magennis Award

28 October 2016

Nominations are now open for the annual Andrew Magennis Award to be presented at the annual summit in Sydney on Thursday, 17 November. The award recognises commitment to the medical software industry, enthusiasm, innovation and proactive contribution. A full list of past recipients can be found on the website… NOMINATE NOW

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PBS Software Vendor Meeting

25 October 2016

Brief report of the PBS Software Vendor Meeting of 13 October at the Mantra Hotel Tullamarine Melbourne. The PBS developers forum is run twice a year to update interested parties who consume the electronically published PBS data on the latest developments and requirements in this area. There was keen interest with strong attendance by MSIA…

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PharmCIS Meeting

11 October 2016

MSIA has received advice that the PharmCIS section of the Department of Health usually has six monthly presentations – the next will be running will be running on 13 October at the Mantra Tullamarine Hotel 2-12 Trade Park Drive Tullamarine VIC. If you are on their mailing list you should have already received your invitation.…

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Q&A with Caroline Edwards and the Department of Human Services

30 September 2016

As part of our mission to improve communication between the various government departments and MSIA members we have embarked on a regular Q&A series with senior personnel, opening the floor to MSIA members to ask the important questions – this edition we posed questions to Caroline Edwards of DHS.  The OTS has a huge task.…

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MSIA | DHS |DoH | ADHA Forum Wrap Up

27 September 2016

Last week the Board of the MSIA was delighted to present its second Forum between our important Commonwealth Government partners, from Department of Human Services and the Department of Health and Ageing as well as the newly formed Australian Digital Health Agency. We had Deputy Secretaries, National Managers and the CEO of ADHA present as…

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