Member News

The Australian Digital Health Agency and Pharmacy Guild join forces

02 August 2017

The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) and Pharmacy Guild of Australia (the Guild) have committed to work together to help build the digital health capabilities of community pharmacies and advance the efficiency, quality and delivery of healthcare to improve health outcomes for all Australians. Both strong advocates for the widespread adoption and use of…

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ADHA Board papers made available to the public

02 August 2017

The intent of the Board is to publish as many Board documents as is feasible. Information and attachments to Board documents that are draft, not finalised or sensitive will not be published. An exception is made for draft material already in the public domain (in this instance the Board Advisory Committee Charters released on 16…

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02 August 2017

Data, distrust, and the disastrous My Health Record Victoria to add benzos, Stilnox, codeine to mandatory RTPM scheme Single sign-on with single click to access eMIMSCloud in Fred NXT Blog: Hennessy gazumps Hunt on prescription monitoring Feds to fund real-time prescription monitoring roll-out Digital records pilot to deliver lifesaving benefits for hospital patients Software Developers…

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Special Interest Group – Aged Care

02 August 2017

The MSIA is forming a special interest group to oversee our invovlement in the aged care IT sector. The group will meet regularly to discuss and determine position statements on behalf of the association on issues relating to the sector. In the first instance the MSIA is seeking input  from the group into the “Future…

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MSIA 2017 Summit & AGM: PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

26 July 2017

SPEAKERS The Hon. Minister Greg Hunt Minister for Sport, Department of Health  In January 2017, Greg was appointed Minister for Health and Sport. Greg is incredibly passionate about the health portfolio and his vision is to ensure that Australia has the best health care system in the world. Tim Kelsey  Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital…

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26 July 2017

Cyberattack on Medical Software Shows Industry Vulnerability Masterclasses on secure messaging, cybersecurity for health at HIC Tips from Danish Ambassador on how Indian healthcare can gain from digitalisation Apple back to selling Nokia’s digital health products after patent dispute settlement Patients selective about trust in connected devices: vendor survey Victoria to pilot chronic disease monitoring…

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Masterclasses on secure messaging, cybersecurity for health at HIC

26 July 2017

A look at the factors impeding interoperability between medical software systems and a discussion on the application of sound health cybersecurity practices are two of a series of specialist workshops scheduled for HISA’s Health Informatics Conference (HIC), being held in Brisbane in August. Medical software industry stalwarts Tom Bowden from HealthLink, Medical-Objects’ Andrew McIntyre, Best…

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Andrew Magennis Award Open for Nominations

26 July 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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Australian Physiotherapy Association

19 July 2017

We’ve been approached by the Digital Health Technology Advisor at the Australian Physiotherapy Association who is currently in the process of investigating practice management software options for physiotherapists in the marketplace. If you have a product that services this market please forward details to: Barry Nguyen Digital Health Technology Advisor National Office Level 1, 1175 Toorak Road,…

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