Member News

Health Care Home Shared Care Planning Matrix

28 August 2017

As mentioned in the President’s update on Monday the Department of Health have prepared a draft matrix that includes information that they believe would be useful to consumers looking at acquiring shared care planning software. The companies/products included in the matrix are fictitious and used to help the Department assess what information they  might expect…

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HISA member webinars have an international flavour

28 August 2017

On 30 August, Prof Trish Williams, from Flinders University, an internationally recognised expert on medical information security, will present on Australia’s vision and focus in the area. On 20 September, Andy Kinnear Director of Digital Transformation, NHS CSU, will speak on the role of healthcare CIOs in the UK. On 25 October, Theresa Meadows, Senior…

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ERG Wishlist

28 August 2017

The ERG is scheduled as a face to face meeting on Wednesday 13 September.  The MSIA “wishlist” can be downloaded via the below link. Should you have any additional requests please send these through to eo@msia.com.au. Click here to view the wishlist.  

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WVPHN RTPM Survey

28 August 2017

Western Victoria Primary Health Network, as lead for the consortium developing and delivering the Real-Time Prescription Monitoring Prescriber and Pharmacist Training, has just released a training development survey.  This survey will collect important information about current training needs which will inform the development of training content. The survey will run from 23 August 2017 to…

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Big ticket IT deals banned: Taylor’s $100m contracts cap in tech clean-up

28 August 2017

Federal agencies will be hit with a strict $100 million cap on the size of the IT contracts they award to suppliers under strict new measures included in the biggest technology purchasing overhaul in a decade. To be revealed today by Assistant Minister for Digital Transformation Angus Taylor, the contract price limit reforms will be…

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Andrew Magennis Award Open for Nominations

21 August 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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Quick News Links

21 August 2017

EMRs, DMRs and the state of the digital nation ANDHealth moves in with Agnes Health to support mid-stage digital health firms Hunter New England to roll out Patientrack for observations at the bed Meds data puts early runs on the board for HealtheNet and My Health Record side Renewed calls to improve electronic sharing of…

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September Stakeholder Forum

21 August 2017

The next Forum will be in Melbourne at the end of September and we are planning some great speakers but awaiting confirmation before announcing the program. if there is someone you’d like to hear from, please get in touch with Jessica Abbey.

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MHACP Program Update

21 August 2017

The MSIA has been provided the following update from ADHA on the Modernising Health and Aged Care Payments Services Program’s progress. On 25 July 2017, we released a market update on AusTender containing: our learnings from the Request for Information, initial user research findings, the Program’s strategic position and an overview of what comes next.…

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