Member News

System maintenance – Medicare Easyclaim, ECLIPSE and Medicare Online

25 November 2016

The Australian Government Department of Human Services would like to advise that due to system maintenance, Medicare Easyclaim, ECLIPSE and Medicare Online services will be unavailable between 22:00 December 3, 2016 and 04:00 December 4, 2016. As a result, Medicare Easyclaim will need to be switched to the contingency server during this time. ****** Medicare…

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President Stakeholder Meetings Canberra – November Update

22 November 2016

MSIA President Emma Hossack frequently travels to Canberra to meet with various Stakeholders. Please find below an update on her November meetings: 1. President met with Caroline Edwards Deputy secretary DHS in Canberra Spoke about online prescription authorities and ECLIPSE & changes to DHS personnel 2. President met Matt Corkhill – DHS Spoke of his…

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Member Promotional Opportunity – Allied Health Professions Australia Round Table

22 November 2016

MSIA Members are invited to provide promotional material for distribution at the Allied Health Professions Round Table Discussion. The Round Table has been designed as a practical, hands-on workshop and will include demonstrations from selected software vendors and a number of presentations and facilitated activities. If you provide relevant services to the sector you are…

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Industry Forums on the Future of Digital Health

22 November 2016

  Have your say on Australia’s national digital health strategy. The Australian Digital Health Agency was created in July by the Australian Government to drive the development and delivery of Australia’s digital health and has commenced a national consultation to understand what the community wants from a modern healthcare system. As part of the consultation,…

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[UPDATE] TGA – Software as a medical device – comments requested for MSIA submission

22 November 2016

MSIA Vice President, Tom Bowden is calling for comments, viewpoints and discussion on the concept of “software as a medical device” in relation to a consultation currently being undertaken by the International Medical Device Regulators Forum. Further information can be found below. All comments, questions and suggestions regarding a submission being made by the MSIA can…

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TGA – ingredient name changes

22 November 2016

Since announcing the ingredient name changes a year ago the TGA have received a number of suggestions about additional ingredient names that may need changing in Australia. TGA are working through these suggestions and in each case need to consult with the medicines sponsors that would be affected by such changes. This process can take…

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DHS – SSL Certificate update

22 November 2016

The Department of Human Services wishes to advise that the DHS server side SSL certificate for the Production environment https://www3.medicareaustralia.gov.au will be updated on Saturday 26 November 2016. If your software product checks this certificate, this may affect your connection to the DHS business services gateway. The following production systems will be affected by this…

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Connect Easily Now – Interoperablity@HIC 17

22 November 2016

IHE Australia and HISA announce a call for expressions of interest from healthcare IT vendors for participation in the Connectathon/Showcase events in 2017. IHE Connectathons are cross-vendor, live, supervised and structured testing events where medical software industry members test implementations of IHE and other standards profiles. The Connectathon also serves as the pre-requisite development and…

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Voting Closes COB Monday – Andrew Magennis Award

11 November 2016

The Andrew Magennis Award will be presented next thursday, 17 November at the MSIA 2016 Summit. Nominations are still open and you are still able to cast your vote on the two current nominees: Paul Carr – Genie Solutions Shane Solomon – Telstra Health The award recognises commitment to the medical software industry, enthusiasm, innovation…

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