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Could this be Australia’s first health software unicorn?

Australia’s medical software industry, though peppered with some great talent, interesting start ups, and high potential emerging software platform plays, isn’t where you’d normally be looking for our next IT unicorn. But we may just have one which has been under our nose (and on the nose) for a few years now.

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What new hospitals and coal fired power stations might end up having common

Big bold new digital hospitals might be  to our future healthcare needs what, to some extent, coal fired power stations ended up becoming for our energy sector

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Fireside chat with Telstra Health Managing Director Prof Mary Foley

Telstra Health, once plagued by issues of strategic discontinuity and then by its National Cancer Screening Registry contract with the Federal Government, appears to be emerging into a new and productive phase of continuity and growth. Wild Health spoke to Telstra Health Managing Director Professor Mary Foley, and found a business that looks like it is phoenixing rapidly from its eclectic past. It just might be forming up for a spectacular turnaround

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Do HISA and ACHI see strength in numbers (and unity)?

The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) are looking to combine forces.  Why now?

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Pros and cons of MSIA CEO wearing two hats

Will the appointment of the Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA)CEO to the board of the ADHA bear fruit, or conflict?

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Seven practical steps to solving our secure messaging dilemma

Augh. Not secure messaging again? Ex Healthlink CEO Tom Bowden has a confession to make, an offer we surely can’t refuse, and some practical tips for how our digital health Agency might crack our ongoing secure messaging dilemmas

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Health debate reduced to party lines and potshots

If you expected something more from a political debate on health policy than volleys of talking points and dollar figures, interspersed by a little light sledging, then you must be new here.

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The thin EMR line: profit and patient and doctor well being

When do we cross the line where EMRs have an ROI for patient and doctor well being, as well as that of the bottom line of providers

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Secure messaging’s existential crisis

If the various key stakeholders in secure messaging really walked  the talk on this vital part of healthcare interoperability in Australia, why do we have virtually no progress in the last decade? Something fundamental is still wrong.

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Recruiting doctors to the da…ta side

Of the many roadblocks involved in unleashing the potential of digital health to transform healthcare, a key one is clinician buy-in. What if more doctors with a creative bent were attracted to a career in health informatics?

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