HIC is the health conference to attend - the absolute cutting edge in health information

About HIC 2013

The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) is pleased to invite you to participate in HIC 2013, Australia's Health Informatics Conference, to be held from 15 July - 18 July 2013 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

With the primary theme of Digital Health Service Delivery - The Future is Now! HIC 2013 will focus on consumers, practitioners and researchers.


Consumers | Clinicians | Designers | Technologists

As Australia’s largest e-health and health informatics conference, the HIC program will include around 150 presentations over 4 days. HIC is renowned for the quality and relevancy of its program and we encourage you to make sure your work, your ideas, your research, your experience, your case study is part of HIC and contributes to the national dialogue.

On Monday 15th July HIC will host 4 satellite conferences: Nursing Informatics Australia, Indigenous Health Informatics, Personalised Medicine; and a professional development day for health informatics certification.

The next three days of the main conference will be themed around digital health service delivery and the impact of e-health on patient journeys:
Tuesday 16th July – Designing, building and working within digital healthcare
Wednesday 17th July – Oncology patient journey, incorporating the aged care informatics stream
Thursday 18th July – Mental health patient journey, incorporating telehealth

The program will include keynote speakers, panels, workshops, presentations from academia, presentations from industry, presentations from State, Jurisdictional and Federal government and presentations from consumers. Delegates will be directly participating in the content presented and discussions had through their integration in debates and workshops.

6 Reasons to Attend HIC 2013

Need help getting approval to attend our conference? Use the five following points to assist your application.

  1. HIC is the forefront of health informatics in Australia. HIC is Australia's largest, longest running and most prestigious health informatics event. Conference convener, HISA, is dedicated to the advancement of health informatics nationally, and is Australia's official representative on the international stage at IMIA. HIC is THE conference to attend to learn about the absolute cutting edge in health information management, applications and technologies.

  2. What you learn at HIC will improve the quality and effectiveness of your work. HISA takes pride in the relevance and quality of HIC's program. The knowledge you gain will benefit your organisation by helping you understand and make the most of the knowledge you gain regarding government programs and initiatives, latest technologies, new management practices, latest evidence for the value of informatics etc etc.

  3. Network with leaders and decision makers. The speakers at HIC are leaders in e-health informatics nationally and internationally. At the conference you will have the opportunity to meet and network with industry pioneers, government policy makers, leading academics and executives both during the conference proper and at HIC's social events.

  4. Make connections with your peers. Reconnect and forge new alliances with like-minded peers. HIC is the place to imagine, plan, and kick-start new projects. The opportunity to talk face-to-face with other passionate e-health professionals will expose you to opportunities you may not have otherwise imagined and enable you to fast-track the initial stages of new projects.

  5. What you learn at HIC will benefit your entire organisation. Take what you learn at HIC back to your organisation and present what you have learned to your managers and co-workers. It is our hope that the knowledge shared at HIC will continue to be shared after the conference hasclosed so that it may improve the standard of health informatics and healthcare at your organisation and eventually throughout Australia.

  6. Conference registration fees may be tax deductable, please refer to your tax accountant for advice.
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