Member News

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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Have a Read

26 May 2017

As a balanced presentation of the pros and cons of the My Health Records system has largely been absent, we present the attached, for your consideration and sharing. Regards, Dr Juanita Fernando, PhD Adjunct Research Fellow, Medical Education Research & Quality (MERQ) unit, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University Fellow, Council Member…

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Every Australian to have a digital health summary

26 May 2017

You may have a local doctor, who knows all about you in sickness and in health. But what happens when you decide to take a trip around Australia? Wouldn’t it be great if other GPs along the way could access your key medical information if you get sick? The My Health system is designed to…

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My Health Record Software Vendor Test environment upgrade

24 May 2017

Dear Software Developers, The My Health Record System Operator advises there will be a planned outage to the My Health Record system Software Vendor Test (SVT) environment between 5:30pm Friday 2 June 2017 AEST and 8:30am Monday 5 June 2017 AEST. During this time, the SVT environment will be upgraded to the latest code base…

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Release of the National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions

24 May 2017

Dear Stakeholder, We would like to advise you that the National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions (the Framework) 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…

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