Health Informatics Education
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To ensure a coherent, comprehensive approach to quality health informatics education and training in Australia, so that the health workforce is able to leverage advances in health informatics to improve health service delivery.


eHealth Training  AHIEC News @AHIEC
  An extensive program of eHealth Education Courses and Training Workshops is
  now available to build eHealth skills and competencies - taught by experienced
              healthcare system implementers and eHealth practitioners.

  The AHIEC 'Health Informatics - Scope, Careers and Competencies' Document
  (V1.9) has been endorsed by the AHIEC Steering Committee and will undergo
              regular reviews.  Please email updates to

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Areas of Focus

AHIEC is a community of interest that strives to fulfil its Mission through focussed activities in:
  • identifying the needs for health informatics education and training in the health system
  • identifying current and emerging competencies required in health informatics
  • encouraging a high quality health informatics education delivery system
  • building recognition of the importance of health informatics


AHIEC has roles in the above areas of focus which include the following activities:
  • analyse and forecast education and training requirements and strategies
  • develop policy proposals
  • provide leadership and advocacy
  • liaise with key agencies such as Health Workforce Australia (HWA), the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and training providers.

Structure and Participation

The Australian Health Informatics Education Council is a community of interest open to participation by any person or organisation with an interest in Health Informatics Education in Australia.  No formal admission or membership process is required, but joining the AHIEC Information e-Mail List is highly recommended.  Focussed activities usually occur in AHIEC Working Committees which meet either face-to-face or by conference call to progress their work.  All participants receive notification of meetings and copies of documents and their comments and suggestions to the AHIEC e-Mail List are welcome!  AHIEC and its activities are governed by its Steering Committee.

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Auspicing Organisations

The Auspicing Organisations also constitute the AHIEC Steering Committee:

Australasian College of Health Informatics  (ACHI)

Australian Computer Society  (ACS)

Health Information Management Association Australia  (HIMAA)

Health Informatics Society of Australia  (HISA)

Health Level 7 Australia  (HL7)

Health Informatics Education News

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Friday, 22nd September 2017
Department: Orvis School of Nursing Institution: University of Nevada, Reno The Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applicants to apply for one full-time 9-month tenure track or non-tenure track, position with rank of assistant professor beginning fall 2018.  Applicant must be eligible for NV RN licensure and hold national certification as a PMHNP.  A minimum of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing and a research-focused ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor - Histopathologist - Posting 1602
Saturday, 23rd September 2017
Department: Pathology - (CMHS) Institution: College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) The College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) of the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first and highest ranked medical school in the United Arab Emirates.  It was opened in 1984 by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Chancellor of the University and graduated its first students in 1993. CMHS is internationally recog...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant Professor of Clinical Informatics
Sunday, 24th September 2017
Department: 7H600:PATHOLOGY Institution: University of Kentucky The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, Kentucky is recruiting for a bioinformatician with significant experience in Genomics and/or Pathology Informatics.  The successful candidate would join an academic hospital-based practice and engage in an active collaborative research program.  The department is an integrated depar...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Professor & Chair of Toxicology and Cancer Biology
Sunday, 24th September 2017
Department: 7H018:GRADUATE CENTER FOR TOXICOLOGY Institution: University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology in the College of Medicine. The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology is a multidisciplinary unit for research and graduate education in the broad areas of Environmental Toxicology, Genomics and Epigenomics, Redox Biology, Metabolism,...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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