Member News

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: 23,000 APS members gain access to new Global Health Platforms

04 December 2017

Global Health and the Australian Psychological Society (APS) have executed a strategic partnership agreement that provides APS member discounts for Global Health’s digital platforms, covering ReferralNet Secure Messaging platform, Lifecard Personal Health Record, MasterCare and the HotHealth online patient engagement platform. HotHealth is a feature-rich patient engagement tool, that extends a provider’s presence on the…

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PBS Reason Codes – December 2017

04 December 2017

The Australian Government Department of Human Services has updated the attached AMENDED monthly Reason Code List for December 2017. Thank you to Sue (Corum) for bringing these issues to our attention. Corrections in the updated version attached are for: reason code 156 – reason code text (spelling of ‘approval’) reason code 729 – fix instructions…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: 2-way secure message exchange with ReferralNet and Argus

04 December 2017

GlobalHealth Secure Messaging Platform, ReferralNet is now fully interoperable with Telstra Health’s Argus. Global Health and Telstra Health collaborated on this project to bring 2-way interoperability to their users. Healthcare providers using either platform can now securely exchange clinical documents including referrals, specialist letters and discharge summaries. Read more about the project on ReferralNet’s website here.

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Invitation to collaborate on digital enablement for pathology and diagnostic imaging requests

04 December 2017

The Australian Digital Health Agency was established by the Australian Government in July 2016 to drive the digital health agenda for the Australian community. We are working with the Australian community, clinicians, researchers and industry to connect people and their clinicians and, ultimately, to improve health and care in our community. We recognise the importance…

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Planned Outage to the My Health Record system Software Vendor Test Environment (SVT)

04 December 2017

The My Health Record System Operator advises there will be a planned outage to the My Health Record system Software Vendor Test (SVT) environment from 5:30PM Friday 1 December – 8:00AM Monday 4 December 2017 AEDT. This is a planned system maintenance activity to the Software Vendor Test environment. This change does not require a…

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TGA Hosted evening workshop on Codeine Scheduling: 13 December 2017

04 December 2017

From 1 February 2018, medicines containing codeine will no longer be available over the counter in pharmacies. The Department of Health Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), as part of the Commonwealth Department of Health, is working in collaboration with pain specialists to ensure health professionals dealing with chronic and acute pain management have alternative strategies to…

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Trusted Digital Identity Framework consultation Working Group Required for Submission

30 November 2017

The Digital Transformation Agency is seeking feedback on the Trusted Digital Identity Framework which outlines a consistent approach to digital identity in Australia. The framework documentation explains the rules and standards for the accreditation and operation of the framework. It has been developed in consultation with industry groups, private sector stakeholders, across levels of government…

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MSIA 2017 AGM MINUTES

30 November 2017

The MSIA AGM was held on Wednesday, 8 November 2017 at  Rydges Melbourne at the conclusion of the annual summit. For reference and review, the members are invited to download the files at the links given below. All the presentations and the minutes are available in the members’ section of the MSIA website. Any questions or…

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RACGP Workshop: Acceptable Minimum Clinical Information System Requirements

27 November 2017

23 January 2018 10am – 3pm RACGP |100 Wellington Parade East Melbourne NOTE: New date and venue announced The RACGP invites MSIA members to participate in a Clinical Information System (CIS) requirements workshop at their Melbourne offices. The purpose of the workshop is to gauge interest in the idea and commence discussions to determine minimum functionality…

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