Health Informatics Education
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Mission

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.

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  AHIEC Document 'Health Informatics - Scope, Careers and Competencies'
  This document (V1.9) has been endorsed by the AHIEC Steering Committee,
  which acknowledges all contributors.  This document will undergo regular review.
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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

Roles

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)

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Department: Health, Sports & Exercise Science Institution: University of Kansas The Department of Health, Sports & Exercise Science (HSES) at the University of Kansas is searching for an Assistant Professor in Health Education or the Psychology of Physical Activity for a full-time (9 month), tenure track position starting 8/18/2015.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: health education, community health, health promotion, health behav...  (Visit http://academickeys.com/r?job=59461&tag=59461-rss for the complete position description.)

Assistant Professor in Public Health with Emphasis in Environmental Health/Justice
Thursday, 18th September 2014
Department: College of Health and Social Sciences -- Department of Health Education Institution: San Francisco State University The Department of Health Education announces an opening of a tenure-track position in the College of Health and Social Sciences, San Francisco State University POSITION: Assistant Professor in Public Health with Emphasis in Environmental Health/Justice QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree in Public Health in the following areas: Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology or a rel...  (Visit http://academickeys.com/r?job=59444&tag=59444-rss for the complete position description.)

Faculty Position in Cardiovascular Research in Nonhuman Primate Models
Thursday, 18th September 2014
Department: Knight Cardiovascular Institute (KCVI) Institution: Oregon Health & Science University The Knight Cardiovascular Institute (KCVI) at Oregon Health & Science University is seeking to hire an MD, PhD or MD-PhD investigator with experience in cardiovascular research in nonhuman primate models.  OHSU is a medical university comprising a School of Medicine, University and Veterans Administration Hospitals, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, the Vollum Institute fo...  (Visit http://academickeys.com/r?job=59447&tag=59447-rss for the complete position description.)

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Wednesday, 17th September 2014
Department: School of Public Health -- Department of Epidemiology Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor A research team within the School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in pediatric and perinatal epidemiology, to work on NIH-funded epidemiologic studies. Responsibilities: Current research projects focus primarily on: 1) life-course nutritional status and risk of chronic disease; 2) interactions between nutrition and i...  (Visit http://academickeys.com/r?job=59399&tag=59399-rss for the complete position description.)

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