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

Senior Associate Professor or Full Professor
Thursday, 28th May 2015
Department: Bloomberg School of Public Health -- Department of International Health Institution: Johns Hopkins University Rationale: We are seeking an experienced senior level applied social scientist to join the faculty of the Social and Behavioral Interventions Program in the Department of International Health, the largest and most renowned department of its kind.  The Department of International Health has a large portfolio of international research and teaching that draws on applied social ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant Scientist
Thursday, 28th May 2015
Department: Institute for Child Health Policy & College of Medicine -- Department of Health Outcomes and Policy Institution: University of Florida The University of Florida Institute for Child Health Policy and the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine, seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Scientist position.  The position will require collaboration with other social and behavioral scientists in the Institute and Department on studies examining quality and outcomes of care in vulnerable population...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Wednesday, 27th May 2015
Department: Nursing Department Institution: Berkeley College Berkeley College, with campuses located in the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area, seeks full-time faculty to teach various specialty courses in its Practical Nurse and Patient Care Technician programs.  Position includes teaching theory and skills practice laboratory classes at the Clifton, Dover, Woodbridge, and/or Newark, New Jersey locations as well as supervising students d...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Lecturer (Foundations)
Wednesday, 27th May 2015

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