Member News

MSIA 2017 Summit & AGM: PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

26 July 2017

SPEAKERS The Hon. Minister Greg Hunt Minister for Sport, Department of Health  In January 2017, Greg was appointed Minister for Health and Sport. Greg is incredibly passionate about the health portfolio and his vision is to ensure that Australia has the best health care system in the world. Tim Kelsey  Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital…

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Quick News Links

26 July 2017

Cyberattack on Medical Software Shows Industry Vulnerability Masterclasses on secure messaging, cybersecurity for health at HIC Tips from Danish Ambassador on how Indian healthcare can gain from digitalisation Apple back to selling Nokia’s digital health products after patent dispute settlement Patients selective about trust in connected devices: vendor survey Victoria to pilot chronic disease monitoring…

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Masterclasses on secure messaging, cybersecurity for health at HIC

26 July 2017

A look at the factors impeding interoperability between medical software systems and a discussion on the application of sound health cybersecurity practices are two of a series of specialist workshops scheduled for HISA’s Health Informatics Conference (HIC), being held in Brisbane in August. Medical software industry stalwarts Tom Bowden from HealthLink, Medical-Objects’ Andrew McIntyre, Best…

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Andrew Magennis Award Open for Nominations

26 July 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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Australian Physiotherapy Association

19 July 2017

We’ve been approached by the Digital Health Technology Advisor at the Australian Physiotherapy Association who is currently in the process of investigating practice management software options for physiotherapists in the marketplace. If you have a product that services this market please forward details to: Barry Nguyen Digital Health Technology Advisor National Office Level 1, 1175 Toorak Road,…

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QUICK NEWS LINKS

19 July 2017

Global Health Ltd helping Australian healthcare become fax-free Spatial science harnessed for country WA digital health readiness project Australian Digital Health Agency working towards secure electronic messaging between … Health system to finally ditch faxes How Blockchain technology can be the next big thing in Indian healthcare How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System New…

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Revised Dispensing For Nursing Home Residents

19 July 2017

Commencing July 2017, pharmacists should include the RACFId (residential aged care facility identification number) for the nursing home each time a PBS/RPBS item is dispensed for all of the pharmacy’s nursing home patients. The changes will make dispensing easier for pharmacists, as the RACFId will be used for PBS/RPBS supplies to all nursing homes. At present,…

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DHS – OTS Outages and Degradation -are they impacting your business?

19 July 2017

Many members would have received the following after-the-fact notice: “The Australian Government Department of Human Services would like to advise that the HI Service Production environment experienced a degradation of service today from 08.42 to 09.55 AEST and then an outage from 09.55 to 10.42 AEST 14 July 2017. The issue is now resolved. We apologise for…

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Digital Health Media: Fax machines on the way out for Australian healthcare

18 July 2017

Please find the Australian Digital Health Agency’s media release on secure electronic messaging here. This technology will enable confidential patient records to be transmitted securely from one healthcare provider to another.  

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