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

10 Month Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor
Friday, 26th August 2016
Department: Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Institution: Saint Louis University Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit institution is dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service.  Nationally ranked, the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is one of nine health professions situated within the Doisy College of Health Sciences and located on the Saint Louis University Medical Center campus which includes schools of...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Department Chair, Department of Health Management and Policy
Wednesday, 24th August 2016
Department: 7P160:DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT Institution: University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy, to lead a multi-disciplinary academic department within the CEPH-accredited College of Public Health focused on building scientific evidence and cultivating a next-generation workforce needed to improve health care delivery, population health,...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Faculty Position (Open Rank, Tenure Track/Tenured)-OBESITY RESEARCH
Wednesday, 24th August 2016
Department: Center for Obesity Research and Education Institution: Temple University College of Public Health The Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) invites applications for faculty whose careers are dedicated to obesity research.  Founded in 2006, CORE is a University-wide group of faculty investigators whose mission is to facilitate interdisciplinary research on the etiology, prevention, and treatment of obesity.  A particular focus is a greater understanding of obesity—its c...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Full Time Faculty Position
Tuesday, 23rd August 2016
Department: College of Phamacy & Health Sciences, Department of Clinical Research Institution: Campbell University The Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full time faculty member in the Department of Clinical Research.  The appointment will be for a 1 year term, renewable yearly, based at the University s main campus in Buies Creek, North Carolina.  Faculty responsibilities will include teaching in both the BS (seated) a...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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