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Digital health links


  • Australian Health Information Technology
    This blog has only three major objectives, to inform readers, to provide commentary and to encourage discussion about health informatics in Australia.
  • Dalai’s PACS Blog
    1. n. (acronym) Picture Archiving and Communications System.
    A device or group of devices and associated network components designed to store and retrieve medical images.
    2. n. (acronym) Pain And Constant Suffering.
  • E-Health Central: Electronic Health Matters
    Informing practitioners and the public and stimulating free and open debate on sometimes complex health informatics issues.
  • European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
    EFPIA represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. Through its direct membership of 31 national associations and 40 leading pharmaceutical companies, EFPIA is the voice on the EU scene of 2,200 companies committed to researching, developing and bringing to patients new medicines that will improve health and the quality of life around the world.
  • Health and Biomedical Informatics Research
    The University of Melbourne. Learn about Health and Biomedical Informatics through the knowledge management and social media services maintained by the IBES-HBIR lab.
  • Health Care Law Blog
    Keeping an eye on health care law. Thoughts and comments on the health care industry, privacy, security, technology and other odds and ends.
  • Health Informatics Forum
    A Social Network for Health Informatics professionals, students and academics.
  • HealthBase Australia
    Health Informatics: issues and practical solutions.
  • Healthcare & Technology
    Welcome to the Healthcare & Technology blog. After 17 years in technology, including various leadership roles, and now as a Registered Nurse, I turn my attention to the use of technology within the healthcare industry.
  • Healthcare Standards
    Commentary and Education on Current and Emerging Healthcare Standards
  • Healthcare, Technology & Government 2.0
    Brian Ahier’s views and information on Government 2.0, Healthcare and Technology.
  • HISA News
    Information written by and for Australia’s e-health and health informatics community.
  • HISTalk
    HIT News and Opinion
  • IMIA News
    MIA News is the most frequently updated news and information service from the International Medical Informatics Association. We aim to provide items about IMIA, its members, and its activities, as well as material from the wider health and medical informatics communities globally.
  • Informatics Professor
    This blog maintains the thoughts on various topics related to biomedical and health informatics by Dr. William Hersh, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University.
  • Kevin MD
    Social media’s leading physician voice.
  • Life as a Healthcare CIO
    Every day I experience life in the world of healthcare IT, supporting 3000 doctors, 18000 faculty, and 3 million patients. In this blog I record my experiences with infrastructure, applications, policies, management, and governance as well as muse on such topics such as reducing our carbon footprint, standardizing data in healthcare, and living life to its fullest.
  • Meaningful Healthcare IT News
    Sharing and discussing meaningful news in Healthcare IT with Neil Versel.
  • mepatient
    This blog comments on the Australian health industry’s use of e-health and contibutes to the discussion about e-health best practice.
  • Nursing Informatics and Technology
    A blog for all levels of users.


  • AMIA
    American Medical Informatics Association
    Canada’s Health Informatics Organisation
  • HINZ
    Health Informatics New Zealand
  • IMIA
    International Medical Informatics Association


  • eJHI
    Electronic Journal of Health Informatics
  • International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine
    The objectives of the International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine are to promote dialogue among researchers from multiple disciplines and the advancement of innovative medicine, biotechnology, environmental, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences driven by functional informatics and personalised medicine. The journal also seeks to establish an effective communication channel between government agencies and academic/research institutions.
  • JAMA
    The Journal of the American Medical Association
    Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
  • JMIR
    Journal of Medical Internet Research
  • JMIRJournal of Medical Internet Research
  • MIM
    Methods of Information in Medicine
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


  • Bio-IT World
    Indispensable technologies driving discovery, development and clinical trials.
  • Dark Daily
    News, Analysis, Trends, Management Innovations for Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Groups
  • Fierce Health IT
    Daily News for Healthcare IT Leaders.
  • Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News
    Biotechnology from bench to business.
  • Health and Biomedical Informatics
    News and views on Biomedical Informatics and E-Health for personalised medicine.
  • Health Data Management
    The only I.T. magazine in the field written exclusively by a team of experienced journalists, Health Data Management has captured numerous awards for journalistic excellence.
  • Health Imaging
    Economics, Practice, Informatics
  • Healthcare Informatics
    Health care information technology & IT strategy news for CIOs, CMIOs & clinical informaticists. Learn about EMR EHR, ARRA HITECH, wireless technologies & meaningful use policy. Articles on patient safety, point-of-care tech & HIE analysis. Electronic medical records, health information exchange networks & hospital administration – financial – imaging news. Ambulatory care and business management info. Free Webinars and industry conferences.
  • iHealth Beat
    Reporting technology’s impact on healthcare. A service of the California Healthcare Foundation.
  • Information Week – Healthcare
    HIT news.
  • Pulse + IT
    Australia’s first and only health IT magazine.
  • Technology Networks – Informatics
    This website is run by Technology Networks, a company with the aim of providing informative websites for life science professionals.
  • ZDNet
    Where technology meets business.


  • Health Informatics
    Health informatics (also called health care informatics, healthcare informatics, medical informatics, nursing informatics, clinical informatics, or biomedical informatics) is a discipline at the intersection of information science, computer science, and health care…
  • Health Informatics Society of Australia
    The Health Informatics Society of Australia Ltd (HISA) is a scientific society, established in 1992, for health informaticians and those with an interest in health informatics…
  • Health Information Management
    Health information management (HIM) is the practice of maintenance and care of health records by traditional (paper-based) and electronic means in hospitals, physician’s office clinics, health departments, health insurance companies, and other facilities that provide health care or maintenance of health records…
  • Health Information Technology
    Health information technology (HIT) provides the umbrella framework to describe the comprehensive management of health information across computerized systems and its secure exchange between consumers, providers, government and quality entities, and insurers…

The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) has merged with the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) to form the Australasian Institute of Digital Health on Monday 24 February 2020. This site will no longer be updated and will be preserved for archive. Visit us at the Institute! www.digitalhealth.org.au.