Member News

BOARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

28 October 2016

At the AGM the 2016/17 Directors will be finalised. The following people have been nominated – please note minor changes: Name  Organisation Position Emma Hossack Extensia President Dinah Graham MIMS Director Monica Schlesinger Advisory Boards Group Secretary / Director Lorraine Pyefinch Best Practice Director Margie Peat HealthSoft Director Yianni Serpanos Coreplus Director Matthew Cherian Global Health…

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Nominations are now open! Andrew Magennis Award

28 October 2016

Nominations are now open for the annual Andrew Magennis Award to be presented at the annual summit in Sydney on Thursday, 17 November. The award recognises commitment to the medical software industry, enthusiasm, innovation and proactive contribution. A full list of past recipients can be found on the website… NOMINATE NOW

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PBS Software Vendor Meeting

25 October 2016

Brief report of the PBS Software Vendor Meeting of 13 October at the Mantra Hotel Tullamarine Melbourne. The PBS developers forum is run twice a year to update interested parties who consume the electronically published PBS data on the latest developments and requirements in this area. There was keen interest with strong attendance by MSIA…

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PharmCIS Meeting

11 October 2016

MSIA has received advice that the PharmCIS section of the Department of Health usually has six monthly presentations – the next will be running will be running on 13 October at the Mantra Tullamarine Hotel 2-12 Trade Park Drive Tullamarine VIC. If you are on their mailing list you should have already received your invitation.…

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Q&A with Caroline Edwards and the Department of Human Services

30 September 2016

As part of our mission to improve communication between the various government departments and MSIA members we have embarked on a regular Q&A series with senior personnel, opening the floor to MSIA members to ask the important questions – this edition we posed questions to Caroline Edwards of DHS.  The OTS has a huge task.…

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MSIA | DHS |DoH | ADHA Forum Wrap Up

27 September 2016

Last week the Board of the MSIA was delighted to present its second Forum between our important Commonwealth Government partners, from Department of Human Services and the Department of Health and Ageing as well as the newly formed Australian Digital Health Agency. We had Deputy Secretaries, National Managers and the CEO of ADHA present as…

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ADHA – Board Advisory Committees

27 September 2016

The Board of the Australian Digital Health Agency is calling for people to support it in driving the digital transformation of Australian healthcare. To ensure ADHA get the best minds in the country to support this critical work, they are appealing to people across the community to express their interest in joining an Advisory Committee to support the…

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WEBINAR on the National Guidelines for the Onscreen presentation of Medicines information

21 September 2016

Thursday, 22 September 2016 Webinar – (11am – 12pm) The National guidelines for on-screen display of clinical medicines information were developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) with funding support from the Australian Government Department of Health. The guidelines are part of an ongoing commitment to quality use of medicines described in…

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MSIA submission to Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation

21 September 2016

During negotiations for the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) in 2015 the Australian Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia made a commitment to conduct an independent Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation (the Review). A final report will be provided to the Minister for Health by March 2017. A panel of three independent expert…

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