Member News

New Cloud Strategy

05 September 2017

Our President was invited by our sister organisation Australia Business Software Industry Association to be a part of a catch up with the Digital Transformation Agency and Prime Minister and Cabinet Dept & Assistant Ministers office. Cloud Computing was discussed and the DTA advised they are authoring a new cloud strategy. It will be called…

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Your Urgent Input Requested: Access to Medicare details

05 September 2017

MSIA will be responding to a request for a submission from DHS in regard to access to a patient Medicare details by health professionals. See ->  Medicare website https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/subjects/independent-review-health-providers-access-medicare-card-numbers#a3 “The Review Panel invites submissions from interested parties on the issues raised in this consultation paper by close of business 8 September 2017.” When this matter was…

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PharmCIS (Nothing yet to report unfortunately)

05 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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Pathology Update 2018

05 September 2017

The Pathology Update 2018 website is now live at https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Events/Pathology-Update Online registration will be live from Tuesday 26 September 2017. (Pathology Update 2018 Speakers – you have been emailed your speakers pack) Attached is a low resolution (for easy download) of the Pathology Update 2018 Registration and Preliminary Program. The Pathology Update 2018 Overseeing Committee…

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Multi-Page Scanned Images – Member Feedback

31 August 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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ERG Wishlist

31 August 2017

The ERG is scheduled as a face to face meeting on Wednesday 13 September.  The MSIA “wishlist” can be downloaded via the below link. Should you have any additional requests please send these through to eo@msia.com.au. ERG Wishlist

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WVPHN RTPM Survey

31 August 2017

Western Victoria Primary Health Network, as lead for the consortium developing and delivering the Real-Time Prescription Monitoring Prescriber and Pharmacist Training, has just released a training development survey.  This survey will collect important information about current training needs which will inform the development of training content. The survey will run from 23 August 2017 to…

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Grant Opportunity

31 August 2017

The Grant Opportunity is intended to build disability sector capacity and service provider readiness in the lead up to full National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) implementation, and for aged care employers and workers. It will provide timely assistance targeted to a region’s workforce requirements, helping employers increase the supply of care workers in the right…

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Health Care Home Shared Care Planning Matrix

31 August 2017

As mentioned in the President’s update on Monday the Department of Health have prepared a draft matrix that includes information that they believe would be useful to consumers looking at acquiring shared care planning software. The companies/products included in the matrix are fictitious and used to help the Deoartment assess what information they  might expect…

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