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Free ticket – The Digital Health Show 2017

28 February 2017

The Digital Health Show 2017 is a major showcase of innovation, collaboration, funding opportunities and emerging health technologies. The event acts as a unique forum for Australia’s healthcare leaders, entrepreneurs and startups to present commercialisation, investment and collaboration opportunities, placing the summit at the forefront of technological evolution. The FREE exhibition features a dedicated Startup…

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MEMBER INPUT – Monitor data quality in real time

24 February 2017

Dr Frank Oliver provides a regular column for the Medical Observer on improving medical software. MSIA members are requested to forward comments/feedback for consideration and inclusion Title of this article: Monitor data quality in real time What is the issue? Safety, quality and efficiency of care depend on high quality clinical data. General practice records…

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New Information: funding offer for community pharmacy dispensing systems

24 February 2017

Please be aware of the following new information about our Community Pharmacy Software Industry Partnership Offer. Applications for funding under this Offer will be welcomed until Friday 17 March. Alteration to Community Pharmacy Software Industry Partnership Offer (1) Community Pharmacy Software Industry Partnership Offer_v2_20Feb2017.docx… (002) Offer amendment and Questions and Answers An amendment has been…

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UPDATE: ANZLF Health Technology Sector Group

21 February 2017

Please find below correspondence from Fiona Cooper Clarke, ANZLF Secretariat regarding the ANZLF Health Technology Sector Group Dear Members of the ANZLF Health Technology Sector Group A number of you have been in touch to find out what is happening with the ANZLF Health Technology Sector Group so thank you for your continuing interest.  On behalf of…

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ABSIA Conferences 2017: Whole-of-Government ICT-Procurement and the Road Ahead

21 February 2017

The first ABSIA conference of the year will be held on Thursday, the 23rd March 2017 at Doltone House, Darling Harbour, Sydney. The second conference will be held on Wednesday, 13th September 2017 in Brisbane, at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre. Susan Heron – Managing Director – ADP Australia and New Zealand Ramez Katf – Chief Information Officer…

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Public hospital funding crisis highlights need for reforms

17 February 2017

MEDIA RELEASE  The AMA public hospital report card released today highlights that our hospitals and broader health system are facing a funding crisis, says the chief executive officer of the Consumer’s Health Forum, Leanne Wells. “It is vitally important that the Australian community has a public hospital system that it can trust to deliver safe,…

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REPORT: Summit of Australian Health Standards Organisations, chaired by HL7 Australia.

14 February 2017

MSIA was invited to, and attended, a summit of Australian Health Standards Organisations, chaired by HL7 Australia. Organisations represented included IHE, MSIA, HISA,  IT14, FHIR and ADHA,  organisations collectively representing the wide range of groups that utilise healthcare ICT standards in Australia in a variety of ways – including involvement in driving standards development, shaping…

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Post-market Review of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Medicines – Public Consultation

10 February 2017

The public submission process is now open for the Post-market Review of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Medicines. Interested organisations and individuals are invited to provide a submission addressing the Review’s Terms of Reference. To make a submission please go to the PAH Public Consultation page. The public submission process will be open for 6 weeks…

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WEBCAST: The Future of Digital Health in Australia – A Social Policy Discussion

10 February 2017

What do Australians want from a modern healthcare system? Over the last few months the Australian Digital Health Agency has spoken to all areas of the community – including consumers, clinicians, healthcare providers, peak and advisory bodies, research and science, industry, and technology –  to better understand the needs, wants and aspirations of Australians in…

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