Member News

Online Prescribing Authorities Teleconference

16 September 2016

For those who participated in today’s teleconference with the Department of Human Services, MSIA will endeavour to have an update to you and a final report available as soon as possible. The overall sense from the teleconference is that a number of items are yet to be finalised by the department, and although they are…

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Webinar Documentation – NIMC GP eVersion

12 September 2016

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the webinar on Tuesday. Below you can download the Commission’s recommendations. In addition, and in response to William’s query, the NIMC User Guide clarifies information regarding the start date of a medicine order on page 9 (section 3.4). The National guidelines for on-screen display of clinical medicines informationoutlines recommendations…

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ADHA Update  – meet the CEO Tim Kelsey at our 14th September event in Melbourne

06 September 2016

Our President Emma Hossack met with Tim Kelsey the CEO of ADHA last week. The meeting was positive and constructive and Tim confirmed priorities of Secure messaging interoperability Medication/prescription management, and Interoperability more generally. ADHA is keen to properly engage with industry to understand what we need as industry to make these things happen. There…

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UP & COMING FOR DHS

02 September 2016

After a number of meetings over the last 3 months we are excited to announce plans for exciting and interactive dialogue between DHS and the MSIA. Caroline Edwards, Deputy Secretary – Health and Information, Department of Human Services, has kindly agreed to participate in a regular Q&A session with MSIA members. The first installment will be published by the end…

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ECLIPSE REFERENCE GROUP

02 September 2016

Leanne Inkster of CSC and Grace Winterschiedt of Genie Solutions will be representing the MSIA at the upcoming Eclipse Reference Group meeting and will provide valuable feedback to the membership in due course. Should you have any questions or items you wish raised at the meeting please email them to eo@msia.com.au . Please find below…

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COMMISSION ON SAFETY AND QUALITY IN HEALTHCARE WEBINAR FOR GP SOFTWARE VENDORS

02 September 2016

Tuesday, 6 September  2016 2pm – 3pm The National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) is the national standard “paper chart” for ordering and administering medicines in Australian public and private hospitals.  A suite of NIMCs is available to accommodate prescribing and administering of medicines to different types of patients and in different clinical settings. MORE INFORMATION General practitioners…

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MTPConnect Draft Sector Competitiveness Plan

30 August 2016

  MTPConnect is a new, not-for-profit, independent and industry-led organisation established as one of the Australian government’s Industry Growth Centres. As set out in this Draft Sector Competitiveness Plan, MTPConnect will work with all stakeholders across the MTP sector to ensure that Australian research, and the potential export income associated with it, no longer slips…

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COMMISSION ON SAFETY AND QUALITY IN HEALTHCARE WEBINAR FOR GP SOFTWARE VENDORS 

26 August 2016

Tuesday, 6 September  2016 2pm – 3pm The National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) is the national standard “paper chart” for ordering and administering medicines in Australian public and private hospitals.  A suite of NIMCs is available to accommodate prescribing and administering of medicines to different types of patients and in different clinical settings. MORE INFORMATION General practitioners…

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Ten Primary Health Networks (PHNs) from around the country have been chosen to pilot the federal government’s Health Care Homes initiative

26 August 2016

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Health Minister Sussan Ley announced the 10 sites on Wednesday, saying the government would invest nearly $120 million in the first stage of the trials, which will begin next July and last for two years. As we all know the PHNs were established to commission services and not to directly…

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