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

Associate Dean, School of Nursing
Monday, 20th February 2017
Department: School of Nursing Institution: Thompson Rivers University Thompson Rivers University School of Nursing is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Dean.  Please note that the start date of July 1, 2017 is flexible and may be negotiated. As a flagship program for Thompson Rivers University (TRU), the School of Nursing prepares knowledgeable and competent graduates who are ready to deliver high quality and safe care to the public....  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Dean, Jefferson College of Nursing
Friday, 17th February 2017
Department: Jefferson College of Nursing Institution: Thomas Jefferson University About Jefferson College of Nursing Nationally and internationally recognized for educating exceptional nurses, Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) of Thomas Jefferson University was founded in 1891.  Now more than 125 years later, JCN offers a continuum of fully-accredited nursing degree programs from baccalaureate through doctoral levels.  Its distinguished educational program co...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant, Associate or Professor, College of Nursing
Friday, 17th February 2017
Department: 7E100:NURSING INSTRUCTION Institution: University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants to apply for this full-time (12-month) tenure-track position with primary teaching responsibilities in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program and in areas of expertise in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program to include classroom and online instruction.  Other responsibilities include advising and ment...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Nontenure Track Research Assistant Professor
Friday, 17th February 2017
Department: School of Social Work Institution: Temple University College of Public Health Temple University College of Public Health, a multidisciplinary academic center devoted to an innovative educational and research environment that brings a transdisciplinary perspective of health, wellness and social welfare, is seeking applicants for a nontenure track position as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work. Position and Qualifications.  We seek an ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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