Member News

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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TENDER OPPORTUNITY – Community pharmacy software industry partnership

10 February 2017

Tenders.Net Ref # 930753 Location ALL Brief Description Community pharmacy software industry partnership Tendering Firm: Australian Digital Health Agency Closing: 17/03/2017 – 05:00 pm Documentation: Click here for documents or further information Contact: All communications with the Agency relating to this offer should be made with the following contact person: Ian Davies – communitydispensingsystems@digitalhealth.gov.au The Agency…

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TENDER OPPORTUNITY – ADHA Secure Messaging

10 February 2017

Tenders.Net Ref # 930754 Location ALL Brief Description Secure messaging proof of concept projects Tendering Firm: Australian Digital Health Agency Closing: 03/03/2017 – 05:00 pm Documentation: Click here for documents or further information Contact: Any queries should be emailed to eoi_securemessaging@digitalhealth.gov.au. Registration is required to receive amendments and clarifications during the tender process. Registration to…

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ADHA – Community Pharmacy Event Slides

09 February 2017

Please find below the presentation given by ADHA to our Community Pharmacy members in Melbourne this week. Industry Briefing 7 Feb 2017 An alternate version will be available on the ADHA website which will include responses to the questions posed (policy questions on slide 28). Once ADHA have sourced the full information to respond to…

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STAKEHOLDER MEETINGS – MSIA in Canberra

03 February 2017

President Emma Hossack will be on the ground in Canberra talking to a number of key government departments and agencies and related organisations. Meetings already confirmed: Paul Madden (DoH) Caroline Edwards (DHS) Peter O’Hallaran (CIO ACT Health) Minister Gillespie Minister Wyatt Pharmacy Guild of Australia AMA Australian Immunisation Register Should you have any comments or…

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READ – Submission to the ICT Procurement Strategy Taskforce

31 January 2017

The MSIA lodged an official submission today to the Department of the Prime Minister’s ICT Procurement Task force. READ THE SUBMISSION – ICT Procurement Task force Submission – January 2017 For more information on the Task Force, objectives and proposals visit – https://ict-procurement.pmc.gov.au/Default/Overview  All MSIA submissions are available in the members’ resource section of the website, accessible…

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