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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 (All day) - Thursday, 18 September 2014 (All day)

  • Wednesday, 17 September 2014 (All day) - Thursday, 18 September 2014 (All day)
    Novotel Sydney Central,169-179 Thomas St, Haymarket NSW 2000,Sydney,2000,Australia

    There are around 200,000 healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in Australian acute healthcare facilities each year. This makes HAIs the most common complication affecting patients in hospital. Apart from causing unnecessary pain and suffering for patients, these adverse events prolong hospital stays and are costly to the health system.

    Is your organisation complying with Standard 3?

    This conference will provide solutions for healthcare organisations to successfully meet the requirements of Standard 3.

    It will address practical, clinical strategies to aid the prevention of acute healthcare associated infections.

    This conference will address how to:

    • Strengthen accountability at all levels
    • Utilise new technology to aid infection
    • Build awareness through education and training Improve staff health


    John Burgher

Thursday, 25 September 2014 (All day) - Friday, 26 September 2014 (All day)

  • Thursday, 25 September 2014 (All day) - Friday, 26 September 2014 (All day)
    Sydney Harbour Marriott, Sydney, NSW

    In partnership with The Conversation, Informa Australia will present The Future of Medical Research Conference to be held on the 25th and 26th of September at the Sydney Harbour Marriott, Circular Quay NSW.

    One of the key components from this year’s proposed Federal budget is the introduction of a $20 billion medical research fund, which has been advertised by the Treasurer as ‘the biggest medical endowment fund in the world’. This fund is not without controversy however, as it will rely on a new $7 Medicare co-payment which people will be required to pay every time they visit the doctor, which has led to speculation that this section of the budget might not make it through the Senate.

    Despite its uncertain future, The Medical Research Fund has prompted questions about the current state of Australian medical research, including what areas we need to focus on to ensure that we use our resources to their fullest potential.

    This conference will allow industry professionals to address questions regarding the future of medical research in Australia such as what the current focus is in the industry, how to best generate funding, what the latest innovations are, and how to commercialise the research into treatments and cures.

    Featuring an outstanding speaker cast including:

    • Professor Brendan Crabb, President, Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes
    • Ian Olver, CEO, Cancer Council Australia
    • Dr Noel Chambers, CEO, National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation
    • Professor Bryan Williams, Director, MIMR-PHI Institute
    • Elizabeth Foley, CEO and Managing Director, Research Australia
    • Kerry Hegarty, Managing Director and CEO, Sienna Cancer Diagnostics
    • Professor Richard Boyd, Group Leader of the Immune Regeneration Laboratory, Monash University
    • Luigi Palombi, Adjunct Professor of Law, Murdoch University; Author of Gene Cartels: Biotech Patents in the Age of Free Trade
    • Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder from the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at the University of Sydney
    • John Mattick, Executive Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research
    • Professor Frank Gannon, Director and CEO, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
    • Doron Ben-Meir, CEO, Commercialisation Australia

    Topics will include:

    • Where Australia currently stands compared to the rest of the world
    • Policy
    • The Medical Research Fund and the $7 co-payment
    • Innovation
    • The commercialisation of medical research
    • The latest information about clinical trials
    • Medical research funding solutions

    For the full agenda please visit here.

    To register please visit here.

    For information on exhibition space & sponsorship opportunities please visit here.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, 29 October 2014 (All day)

  • Tuesday, 28 October 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, 29 October 2014 (All day)
    Parkroyal Daring Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

    eHealth Interoperability Conference

    Achieving Seamless Communications as part of an Interoperable eHealth System to Enhance Healthcare Safety

    The 2014 eHealth Interoperability Conference will offer a chance to hear the latest advancements in eHealth interoperability within Australia, combining presentations covering standardisation updates, governance and security, updates on state-wide interoperability initiatives and case studies from in-hospital ehealth projects that have been deemed successful. Ensure you don't miss out on the World Cafe session taking place at the end of Day One, which will enable a cross-pollination of ideas between different groups of delegates focused on the "Future of eHealth Interoperability"!

    Visit for more information.

    Tel: 02 9080 4025

Friday, 7 November 2014 (All day)

  • Friday, 7 November 2014 (All day)
    CHURCH 364 | 364 Church Street, Richmond, Vic.

    Price: HIMAA MEMBER $70 | Non-Member $80 | HIMAA Student Member $60
    RSVP: Friday 24th October 2014

    A DJ will provide entertainment alongside a 3-course meal with drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic).

    Click the links for the Annual Dinner Invitation and HIMAA Annual Dinner RSVP Form

    You can also register online by CLICKING HERE.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 (All day) - Thursday, 26 February 2015 (All day)

  • Tuesday, 24 February 2015 (All day) - Thursday, 26 February 2015 (All day)
    Melbourne Marriott Hotel

    Developing and Implementing Records and Information Management Strategies and Systems for Efficient Business Operations.


    • Achieving integration across different information management systems
    • Strategies for information governance, security, and compliance
    • Learning from implementation of digitisation projects across the public and private sectors
    • Change management, securing organisational buy-in and foostering executive committment
    Liquid Learning
    Phone: +61 2 8239 9700 Fax: +61 2 8239 9777

Sunday, 1 March 2015 (All day)

Friday, 1 May 2015 (All day)

  • Friday, 1 May 2015 (All day)

    We'd like to thank all the speakers, attendees and supporters who contributed to the success of Australia’s longest running medico legal conference! The 2014 Congress brought together medical practitioners, lawyers, medical indemnity organisations and government representatives for open and informed discussions on recent legislation and medical negligence cases. Featuring recent case studies and hypothetical scenarios, discussions focused on sharing key lessons that highlighted the commercial, pragmatic and criminal features of current medico legal issues from the perspective of patients, practitioners and the Court.

    Click here to download presentations from the 2014 Medico Legal Congress.

    Reasons why attendees enjoyed the 2014 Congress:

    • “Excellent speakers with current & up to date information – very relevant to the medico legal area” Manager - Mediation & Legal Support, Child & Adolescent Health Service, CAHS
    • “Excellent topics with good interaction. Keep it up!” Staff Specialist, Royal Hobart Hospital Tasmania
    • “It was an interesting, informative & well planned event. It gave me the opportunity to talk to others involved in the areas” Associate Professor, University of Adelaide University of Adelaide
    • “Great networking opportunities” Risk Management Consultant, GIO
    • “Engaging presenters” Crown Solicitors Office, South Australia

    Get involved and share your thoughts on the development of the 2015 Congress: