|"After being in the industry for many years, today I decided to make it official, and to start calling myself a 'Clinical Informatician' rather than a 'nurse who works in IT'"||"I am hoping to be able to contribute to direction of health informatics in Australia"||"I am the practice IT Security Co-ordinator and am very interested in how to improve my role. Education, particularly with respect to medical information technology is scarce and I would like to understand requirements and how to implement changes and to stay ahead of the game."||"My Colleague told me of your work and encouraged me to join. I have always used data and statistics to try and get what I want in my role and believe that health informatics is the future direction for creating efficiency and value in health"||"HISA keeps me up to date with recent developments in health informatics so I can pursue a career in health informatics"|
Health informatics is arguably one of the most important new fields of work in the modern workforce. The power of technology to improve people's lives through faster, better, more effective healthcare is enormous.
This sector is expanding rapidly – a fact being quickly realised by governments, industry and educational institutions worldwide.
HISA is Australia's leading health informatics organisation. It is our goal to advance the cause of health informatics in this country and to support and advocate for our membership while also bringing them educational and professional development opportunities that will help them become active and effective members of the health industry.
HISA is a leader of thought and progress in this industry, and represents Australian health informatics community on the world stage as the Australian national affiliate of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA).