Member News

Medicines Safety Programme Steering Group – Minutes of Meeting 24 May 2017

20 June 2017

Please find attached the following from the Medicines Safety Programme Steering Group meeting held on 24 May 2017. Draft Minutes; Meeting Action List; PowerPoint Presentations from the meeting CCIO Presentation MSP Progress Update and 1718 Workplan Medicines Australia – Elizabeth de Somer ACSQHC EMM Agency Med Safety Article “Medication Without Harm:  WHO’s Third Global Patient…

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PBS Software Vendor Forum – Tuesday 6th June

05 June 2017

Please see below the agenda and relevant papers for the upcoming PBS Software Vendor forum: PBS Software Vendor Forum Agenda – 6 Jun 2016 PBS Software Vendor Forum Agenda ITEM 3 PBS Software Vendor Forum Agenda ITEM 4 – AIR WoL Phase 2_v1.0_PHARMACY…. PBS Software Vendor Forum – New ACTION ITEMS – 29 Nov Date:…

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My Health Record Release 8 Production System Upgrade

29 May 2017

The My Health Record System Operator advises there will be a planned upgrade to Release 8 of the My Health Record system production environment from 7:00pm Friday 16 June to 6:00am Saturday 17 June 2016 AEST (times to be confirmed). During the release period, the My Health Record system will be available in read-only mode,…

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Member Input: Dr Frank & Medical Observer

26 May 2017

Make checking of absent colleagues’ test results and correspondence easier and more reliable What is the issue? GPs frequently have to check incoming test results and correspondence of colleagues who are away.  In the rush of daily consulting, it can be difficult to remember to do this.  Currently GPs use workarounds including adding reminder notes…

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Healthcare Homes – Get Listed

26 May 2017

To assist general practices and ACCHS, the MSIA is hosting a list of software programs that meet the minimum requirements for the project. If your company has a product that meets the Minimum Requirements of shared care plans for Health Care Homes, and you would like to list your compliance on the website, please contact…

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Member Query – Use of Ansible/Ainsible Towers

26 May 2017

Jon Hughes (Smart Health) is interested in hearing from any members that use Ansible/Ansible Tower to automate the deployment of their application and operating system platforms (DevOps). There is an initiative from Red Hat (that recently acquired Ansible) to create an open-source project around the Ansible Tower code base and Smart Health would like to…

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National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions

26 May 2017

The National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions was publicly released on Monday, 22 May 2017 following recent endorsement by all Health Ministers. The Framework provides high level guidance to enable all levels of government and health professionals to develop future policies, actions, strategies and services to work towards delivery of a more effective and coordinated…

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Update from AHPA

26 May 2017

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) is working with its 22 allied health member association members to support increased uptake of digital health technology by its members. We recognise that there is an increasing need for practitioners to have digital systems that can interface with systems such as secure messaging and My Health Record. We’ve also…

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eHEALTH QLD 2017 EXPO – A Member Perspective

26 May 2017

Last week I attended the second eHealth Qld Expo in Brisbane, an initiative of eHealth Queensland. The expo is a very popular, one day event which focuses on digital transformation and innovation in healthcare. Most of the (?750+) delegates were Queensland Health staff and the expo attracted a wide range of sponsors including government and…

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