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Loss of a pioneer in medical informatics: Dr Octo Barnett

Loss of a pioneer in medical informatics: Dr Octo Barnett

Loss of a pioneer in medical informatics: Dr Octo Barnett AIDH was saddened to hear of the death of Dr Octo Barnett who died on June 30 at the age of 89. Dr Barnett was the founder and former Senior Scientific Director of the Laboratory of Computer Science...

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Reinventing healthcare in a post-COVID world

Reinventing healthcare in a post-COVID world

Reinventing healthcare in a post-COVID world There is no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the most significant disruption to healthcare, at a global level, we have ever seen. Health systems across the world have been forced to rapidly respond to what...

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National effort on post-COVID response

National effort on post-COVID response

National effort on post-COVID response As the health system settles into a new rhythm and moves beyond the pandemic curve, many of us are asking how can we be better prepared for the future? How can we learn from the past six months and be ready for the...

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PhD scholarship in Digital Health

PhD scholarship in Digital Health

PhD scholarship in Digital Health PhD scholarship in Digital Health: Want to explore how digital technologies can help patients and consumers? Come and study Digital Health through Macquarie University’s PhD Scholarship - Digital health for patients and...

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Using the COVID-19 tracer app

Using the COVID-19 tracer app The Institute, in association with the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), have lent their support to the Australian Government’s contact tracing app to aid national efforts to manage and...

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Survey request on security practices

Survey request on security practices

AIDH student member Tafheem Wani, from the University of Melbourne, is one of the researchers undertaking an online survey among heads of IT/IT security in hospitals to explore Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) security practices in Australian hospitals.

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The launch of the COVID-19 tracer App

The launch of the COVID-19 tracer App

The launch of the COVID-19 tracer App COVID-19 tracer app launched: Institute develops principles on privacy and data use The launch of the COVID-19 tracer App on Sunday evening has generated widespread discussion and some public concern...

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AIDH Fellowship check-in

AIDH Fellowship check-in

Welcome to new Fellows Fellowship recognises your outstanding professional accomplishment in digital health and health informatics. You hold the highest membership level of the Institute, acknowledging your education, experience and the impact...

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#digitalhealth Institute launches 24-02-20

#digitalhealth Institute launches 24-02-20

News #digitalhealth Institute launches 24-02-20 The Australasian Institute of Digital Health is open for business! We were pleased to welcome friends old and new, members and Fellows to the Institute headquarters in South Melbourne on launch day 24...

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Institute defers conference program in response to COVID-19

Institute defers conference program in response to COVID-19

News The Australasian Institute of Digital Health is deferring its conference programme until later in the year as a response to COVID-19 Australia’s largest digital health and health informatics scientific conference HIC 2020 will be the pinnacle of a combined...

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Meet the Chair of the Institute Michael Walsh

Meet the Chair of the Institute Michael Walsh

Michael Walsh became independent Chair of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health on its formation in February 2020. A familiar face to many in the digital health movement, Michael was Director-General of Queensland Health from July 2015 to September...

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Could you be a Fellow of the Institute?

Could you be a Fellow of the Institute?

Experienced health informatics or digital health professionals may wish to apply for Fellowship status. When you become a Fellow of the Institute, you join Australasia’s highest credentialled health informaticians and use the post-nominals FAIDH....

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Members love Digital Health TV

Members love Digital Health TV

♥ Our video channel is a big hit! Institute members can access outstanding quality, informative videos online from our health informatics, digital health, telehealth and health data analytics conferences and other events. We are adding to Digital Health TV...

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Data Divide

Data Divide

Blog Data Divide By Dr Mark Santamaria Part of the Clinical Informatics Community of Practice Steering Committee For many years we have been talking about the ‘digital divide’ in healthcare, but the implementation of any digital solution does not itself improve...

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Dr Martin Knapp divulges

Dr Martin Knapp divulges

Community Chats Dr Martin Knapp divulges By Dr Martin Knapp, Nephrologist What are you currently doing? Writing, reading, relaxing….. and speaking when I get a chance!   When did you realise technology would be useful in healthcare? It was all about the data, and...

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[ BLOG ] : Personalising precision medicine

[ BLOG ] : Personalising precision medicine

Blog Personalising precision medicine By Monica Ferrie (Consumer Representative) and Kathy Campbell, part of the Precision Health Community of Practice Committee The journey to needing bespoke care is also bespoke. The health ‘system’ and our care model are focussed...

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[ BLOG ] : Artificial intelligence and precision healthcare

[ BLOG ] : Artificial intelligence and precision healthcare

Blog Artificial intelligence and precision healthcare By Peter Williams Part of the Precision Medicine Community of Practice Steering Committee The HISA Precision Medicine Community of Practice sees precision medicine as not constrained to developments associated with...

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Interested in a career in nursing or midwifery informatics?

Interested in a career in nursing or midwifery informatics?

Nurses and midwives wanting to increase their knowledge and/or skills in nursing, midwifery, or health informatics have several avenues.   Several universities have postgraduate coursework programs and nurses and midwives are advised to contact local universities...

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Telehealth designed with the patient in mind

Telehealth designed with the patient in mind

Blog Telehealth designed with the patient in mind By Dr Mark Santamaria (part of the Clinical Informatics Community of Practice Steering Committee) I just received the advance notification of the Australian Telehealth Conference 2018 in my email, and it reminded me of...

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