19 February 2019
Message from the CEO
As 2019 shapes up to be one of our biggest and busiest years in HISA history, it’s only right our young and emerging digital health leaders and students are given an active voice. We will soon be launching our newest initiative, a special interest group for the health informatics leaders of the future.

We will build a strong student community across Australia so they can share information and knowledge, network and find mentors, as well as provide a unique viewpoint into our vision for the future of healthcare. The mission: “ To engage, educate, represent and support all Australian students and emerging professionals with an interest in health informatics and digital health .”

I’d like to thank student member and volunteer David Wang, a medical student from the University of Melbourne, for his leadership in bringing this to fruition. Great job David! Watch this space for official launch details in the next few months. 
Dr Louise Schaper
Members - it's time to renew!
Look out for your annual membership invoice and pay by midnight 28 February to be in the early bird prize draw. You’ll also receive FIVE extra entries in the annual Renew-A-Thon prize pool!
Recognition for our own superstar
Congratulations to HISA Board Member, the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Dr Kudzai Kanhutu who has been recognised as one of the Superstars of STEM by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews, and Science & Technology Australia . As well as her Board work, Kudzai is chairing HIC 2019 in Melbourne this year. READ MORE
Don't miss out on your chance to be a HIC presenter this year! The  Call for Papers is open for HIC in Melbourne 12 – 14 August 2019 .

As a presenter you will be heard by a broad and knowledgeable audience interested in hearing about your research and case studies, innovative ideas and life experiences.

You will also be in contention for a prestigious HISA health informatics award.
Are you a leader in the health informatics field?
The Australasian College for Health Informatics (ACHI) Fellowship by Training (FbT) Program is currently developing partnerships with suitable organisations to place candidates with a wide range of skills and experiences. We are interested to hear from any organisation who wants to support and work with the future leaders of the Australasian health informatics workforce by providing paid placements in 2019. READ MORE

Medical Operations Director - National Cancer Screening Register
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Location Melbourne, VIC 3000
Position type full time permanent

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The HISA WA committee invites you to join us for networking drinks.

This event is a chance for you to catch up with your colleagues and fellow HISA WA members. Why not bring along your friends and introduce them to HISA?
When : Thursday 28 February 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Where : The Generous Squire,
397 Murray Street, Perth.

Contact : Renny Conroy
03 9326 3311
My Health Record P resentation & panel
Join the guest panel to discuss the My Health Record following the closure of the opt-out period. What are the views of the Australian Digital Health Agency, consumers, State Government, the healthcare industry and Primary Health?

Sponsored by MKM Health and Telstra Health
When : Tuesday 5 March 2019
6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where : Telstra Building,
242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne.

Contact : Renny Conroy
03 9326 3311
This webinar will discuss the results of a recent CIO survey in Australia on the role of Cloud in healthcare, what is influencing its evolution and the challenges that it faces. Features guest speaker Brad Davies, Managing Director, Vector Consulting and Cisco's health industry practice lead Brendan Lovelock. To find out more and register, click here .
When : Thursday 28 February 2019
12.00pm - 1.00pm

Where : Online via GoToWebinar

Contact : Renny Conroy
03 9326 3311
Join our guest speakers exclusively online for this CXIO webinar “ To err is human ” presented by digital health leading researchers and commentators from the US Dr David Bates and Dr Hardeep Singh who will talk on their paper published in November 2018: Two Decades Since To Err Is Human: An Assessment Of Progress And Emerging Priorities In Patient Safety. To find out more and register, click here .
When : Friday 8 March 2019
8.00am - 9.00pm

Where : Online via GoToWebinar

Contact : Renny Conroy
03 9326 3311
These webinars are suitable for anyone interested in learning about SNOMED CT-AU and the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT).
When : Thursday 21 February (11am-12pm) and Tuesday 26 February (2pm-3pm) 2019

Where : Online via GoToWebinar

Contact : ADHA Help Center
1800 901 001
Make 2019 the year you join
HISA always welcomes new members , so join HISA now .
Important Dates

ATC 3-4 April 2019

NIA 2019 - 11 August 2019

HIC 12-14 August 2019
HISA would like to acknowledge our Premium+ Members . #yourock