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HITWA program now online

The program for HITWA is now available to view or download at the website. Follow @HITWA_aus for WA health news and conference and speaker updates.


New jobs on the HISA website!  

HISA members can visit the career centre of our website to view the latest health informatics jobs. If you are employer interested in promoting your job vacancy on our website get in touch with Sam at HISA HQ. 


The 14th International HL7 Interoperability Conference 2013 (IHIC 2013) and first Australian FHIR Connectathon will be held in Sydney on 28-29 October. The closing date for submission of synopses and/or papers for IHIC 2013 has been extended to Sunday 1 September. Find out more. 

The Festival of Ideas will be launched on Monday 2 September by Festival Director and HISA Big Data Conference 2013 keynote speaker Professor Fiona Stanley. Participate in the opening night debate "Evidence and Ideology: The Role of Science in Public Life"


Join our Queensland branch on Tuesday 10 September for a breakfast session and update your knowledge about the PCEHR and Queensland Health Integrated Electronic Medical Record Program (ieMR). Find out more and register at our website.


HISA SA: Using data to fill the gaps in primary health care 

Join HISA SA on Wednesday 18 September for this event on primary health care. Will feature presentations from Mark Endacott and Jodie Pycroft. Find out more and register at our website. 


HISA VIC shows of the latest research from HIC 2013 

If you missed the chance to attend HIC 2013 held earlier in South Australia, then make the most of this event! Hear from leaders in health informatics as they discuss the latest research currently taking place in our health system. Join us for this professional development event and stay abreast of the latest in e-health. Find out more and register at our website. 


HISA WA gets vocal about Medicare Locals 

Stephen Kalyniuk and Eleanor Dennis talk about Medicare Locals, the PCEHR, and addressing the challenges for e-health in Western Australia. Find out more about this event and the speakers at our website. 


We want to tell your story 

We are transforming the HISA Facebook page into a place to share the news and stories of our membership. If you have a story you want to share about something your working on, a lesson you've learnt in your professional life, or anything else, work related or otherwise, get in touch with me, Sam, by emailing sam'at'hisa.org.au 


Infographic: the impact of duplicate medical records 

Infographic of the fortnight! If you have any tips or comments on what you'd like to see in the newsletter please email me! I'd love to hear from you.

Sam Bruinewoud 


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