Member News

ADHA – Board Advisory Committees

27 September 2016

The Board of the Australian Digital Health Agency is calling for people to support it in driving the digital transformation of Australian healthcare. To ensure ADHA get the best minds in the country to support this critical work, they are appealing to people across the community to express their interest in joining an Advisory Committee to support the…

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WEBINAR on the National Guidelines for the Onscreen presentation of Medicines information

21 September 2016

Thursday, 22 September 2016 Webinar – (11am – 12pm) The National guidelines for on-screen display of clinical medicines information were developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) with funding support from the Australian Government Department of Health. The guidelines are part of an ongoing commitment to quality use of medicines described in…

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MSIA submission to Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation

21 September 2016

During negotiations for the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) in 2015 the Australian Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia made a commitment to conduct an independent Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation (the Review). A final report will be provided to the Minister for Health by March 2017. A panel of three independent expert…

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Online Prescribing Authorities Teleconference

16 September 2016

For those who participated in today’s teleconference with the Department of Human Services, MSIA will endeavour to have an update to you and a final report available as soon as possible. The overall sense from the teleconference is that a number of items are yet to be finalised by the department, and although they are…

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Webinar Documentation – NIMC GP eVersion

12 September 2016

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the webinar on Tuesday. Below you can download the Commission’s recommendations. In addition, and in response to William’s query, the NIMC User Guide clarifies information regarding the start date of a medicine order on page 9 (section 3.4). The National guidelines for on-screen display of clinical medicines informationoutlines recommendations…

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ADHA Update  – meet the CEO Tim Kelsey at our 14th September event in Melbourne

06 September 2016

Our President Emma Hossack met with Tim Kelsey the CEO of ADHA last week. The meeting was positive and constructive and Tim confirmed priorities of Secure messaging interoperability Medication/prescription management, and Interoperability more generally. ADHA is keen to properly engage with industry to understand what we need as industry to make these things happen. There…

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UP & COMING FOR DHS

02 September 2016

After a number of meetings over the last 3 months we are excited to announce plans for exciting and interactive dialogue between DHS and the MSIA. Caroline Edwards, Deputy Secretary – Health and Information, Department of Human Services, has kindly agreed to participate in a regular Q&A session with MSIA members. The first installment will be published by the end…

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ECLIPSE REFERENCE GROUP

02 September 2016

Leanne Inkster of CSC and Grace Winterschiedt of Genie Solutions will be representing the MSIA at the upcoming Eclipse Reference Group meeting and will provide valuable feedback to the membership in due course. Should you have any questions or items you wish raised at the meeting please email them to eo@msia.com.au . Please find below…

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COMMISSION ON SAFETY AND QUALITY IN HEALTHCARE WEBINAR FOR GP SOFTWARE VENDORS

02 September 2016

Tuesday, 6 September  2016 2pm – 3pm The National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) is the national standard “paper chart” for ordering and administering medicines in Australian public and private hospitals.  A suite of NIMCs is available to accommodate prescribing and administering of medicines to different types of patients and in different clinical settings. MORE INFORMATION General practitioners…

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