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

Faculty Position in Infectious Disease Research
Thursday, 17th August 2017
Department: Medicine/Infectious Disease Institution: Georgetown University The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at Georgetown University Medical Center invites applications for a research-track Assistant Professor specializing in infectious disease epidemiology with interest and/or expertise in HIV.  Experience in aging related co-morbidities desirable.  Candidates should have a PhD in epidemiology with expertise in various modeling ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Tenure Track Faculty - Public Health, Emphasis in Nutrition
Friday, 18th August 2017
Department: Institution: The University of St.  Thomas Tenure Track Faculty - Public Health, Emphasis in Nutrition Number of Openings 1 Posted Date 8/17/2017 Closing Date To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials must be received by Friday, October 6, 2017.  The position will remain open until filled. Type of Search Faculty Who May Apply This position is open to all...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant Professor - Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Friday, 18th August 2017
Department: Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health Institution: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities The Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in infectious disease epidemiology to join a growing program in infectious disease research and training.  Responsibilities of this position are to develop a strong research program in infectious disease epidemiolo...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Speech Language Pathologist/UKHC/ On-Call
Thursday, 17th August 2017
Department: H3370:Speech Institution: University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky is currently seeking a Speech Pathologist to provide consultation, assessment, and treatment of a variety of speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing impairments in patients within hospital areas.  Other services may include evaluation of patients for potential benefit from speaking valves, electrolarynx, and trachea-esophageal prosthesis.  This position...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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