Member News

Aged Care – Future Reform Submission

31 August 2017

MSIA has been granted an extension to provide feedback to the governments paper “Future reform – an integrated care at home program to support older Australians. Further information can be found at: https://agedcare.health.gov.au/reform/future-care-at-home-reform A copy of the submission template  and paper can be found below, with areas and questions that the department is seeking feedback…

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Australian Digital Health Agency Developer Partner Program – Launch Event Update

31 August 2017

The Australian Digital Health Agency recently hosted the developer partner program launch on Tuesday 4 July 2017 in Sydney and streaming interactive webcast to simultaneous events in Brisbane and Melbourne. If you missed the event we would welcome you to watch the event here: https://www.digitalhealth.gov.au/news-and-events/events/livestream-developer-partner-program-launch

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Andrew Magennis Award Open for Nominations

28 August 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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Quick News Links

28 August 2017

Healthscope exits GP market, boosts tech investment in pathology Should your medical data be off the record? Healthcare’s Growing Focus on Behavioral Health Data Exchange EHR Vendors Urge ONC to Build on Existing Standards for Trusted Exchange Framework Telstra launches Sydney cybersecurity centre NLP, blockchain link to enable personalized patient communication ‘Technology Not An Expense,…

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Multi-Page Scanned Images – Member Feedback

28 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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Health Care Home Shared Care Planning Matrix

28 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 Department assess what information they  might expect…

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HISA member webinars have an international flavour

28 August 2017

On 30 August, Prof Trish Williams, from Flinders University, an internationally recognised expert on medical information security, will present on Australia’s vision and focus in the area. On 20 September, Andy Kinnear Director of Digital Transformation, NHS CSU, will speak on the role of healthcare CIOs in the UK. On 25 October, Theresa Meadows, Senior…

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ERG Wishlist

28 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. Click here to view the wishlist.  

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WVPHN RTPM Survey

28 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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