Medical Software Industry Association
The Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA) provides you with all the resources required for your organisation to navigate the complex digital health environment in Australasia. The MSIA is a conduit between the numerous health sector stakeholders, government departments and industry bodies, acting as your one stop clearing house of information and updates directly effecting your business.
Together, our members are a driving force in improving sector productivity, efficient delivery of healthcare services and overall health outcomes.
For 20 years the MSIA has been representing the interests of the health software industry.
Find out what member and industry events, webinars and networking meet ups are coming up in your city.
Our members are represented on 20+ working groups actively striving for a better health care system.
"The MSIA provides leadership to the industry and represents it in matters requiring a collective voice."
"The MSIA has played a vital role during the first 20 years of Australia’s healthcare information technology journey."
"MSIA provides a vehicle for industry to represent its issues to those in charge of government policy, and to influence the outcome of high level decisions."
"Being member of the MSIA has enabled us to stay informed and actively contribute to the rapidly changing national digital health agenda in a commercially productive manner."
"Questions are able to be answered quickly and competently by someone who understands the challenges members face."
The Medical Software Industry Association is an important industry body... we have worked constructively with the MSIA on a broad number of issues and used them as a clearing house for important messages to industry.
The Association has grown and evolved into a dynamic organisation . Of particular value is the manner in which the Association engages with our industry partners in Government, as well as the professional and highly valued member events
The ability of the Association to assist its very broad membership in dealing with a number of complex government projects, and a skillful balance of working with the Agency to promote the national agenda in a way that effectively represents their members and carves out an important role for them is commendable
FROM OUR BLOG
Real Time Prescription Monitoring (RTPM) – what is the problem?
AUTHOR: David Freemantle – General Manager eHealth, Fred IT Group & MSIA Board Director The statistics never cease to horrify. Every year over 1,000 Australians die as a result of prescription medication overdoses. In 2016, this included 372 Victorians. This isn’t new information and in fact the statistics keep getting worse. Despite many Coroner’s reports highlighting…
Is blockchain healthcare IT’s long awaited panacea?
AUTHOR: Tom Bowden, CEO HealthLink & Vice President MSIA Recently we have been hearing a lot about blockchain, the distributed digital system seen by some as a ‘silver bullet’ for addressing information security and interoperability challenges. It is tempting to see blockchain as something of a fad which is currently going into Gartner’s famed ‘Hype…
When will Healthcare Catch FHIR?
AUTHOR: Tom Bowden, CEO, HealthLink & Vice President, MSIA Many healthcare IT aficionados think of interoperability as a ‘magic broom’ that will sweep healthcare’s problems magically aside, connecting IT systems to one another and finally bring the benefits of information technology to an industry stuck in the nineteenth or twentieth century. Alas, interoperability is a…
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