Member News

Framework for the Secondary Use of My Health Record Systems Data Public Consultation

08 November 2017

The MSIA will be lodging a submission for the Framework for the Secondary Use of My Health Record Systems Data  public consultation. More information about the submission can be found here.  If you are interested in joining the working group, please contact Jessica Abbey.

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MTPConnect Project Announcement

08 November 2017

MSIA joins new digital health showcase: A National MedTech, Pharmaceutical and Digital Health Showcase was announced last week to track the progress of health innovations under development in Australia and make the information accessible to all on a public online platform. Our friends at HISA are also involved in the consortium. More information about the…

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MSIA Board Alumni

08 November 2017

The MSIA Board are keen to ensure that members who retire at the AGM this year and who have retired at past AGMs can stay in touch and continue to provide insights to the Board. Dinah Graham has kindly volunteered to chair this Alumni which will start after tomorrows AGM. This will ensure that we…

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Stakeholder Consultative Group Update – DHS

08 November 2017

The biannual meeting of the DHS group was held in October and the DHS Operational Update provided. The Deputy Secretary has advised that all issues to do with DHS should be brought to the table no matter how small so send through any issues to Jessica Abbey for the agenda.

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Cloud Computing

08 November 2017

The second DHS draft policy was discussed in a teleconference  with MSIA members and DHS,  including their Chief Information Security Officer who will be at our Summit tomorrow. This is a summary of the phone call from the 27th of October. We will talk further about this at the Summit before responding formally to DHS .…

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MSIA Successes – The Electronic PBS Schedule

08 November 2017

Electronic PBS data is key to members working in this space. Following years of MSIA representation, we have a breakthrough!  The Department recognise the critical need for a more user-friendly format for this monthly data than the complex PBS XML which had been previously offered as the only endorsed deliverable by PharmCIS. John Green heard…

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Dr Libby Morris – Clinical Lead Scottish National Record

08 November 2017

This week as Grahame Grieve’s comments on the MyHR circulated, we got a taste of how a national health record can work. Scotland has it rolled out over 100% of the population & providers. Dr Libby Morris addressed some of our members and stakeholders in Sydney. The key messages from her presentation were: start small…

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From Association to Company Limited by Guarantee

07 November 2017

The Board encourages members to review the following information regarding conversion of the Medical Software Industry Association (the MSIA) from an incorporated association to a company limited by guarantee and to adopt a new Constitution for the company. The proposed constitution and conversion will be discussed at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 8 November…

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Canberra eHealth Record Round Table & Lunch with Libby Morris

07 November 2017

MSIA will host a second intimate round table discussion and lunch with International eHealth Record Specialist Dr Libby Morris. DATE: Thursday, 9 November 2017 TIME: 12:30pm – 3pm VENUE: Dining Room #2, Parliament House, Canberra The lunch will be held at Parliament House and will feature a number of key Health personnel. Seating is limited, so…

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