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

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Thursday, 19th October 2017
Department: College of Nursing Institution: University of Tennessee, Knoxville The University of Tennessee Knoxville, College of Nursing, invites applications for the following positions: Executive Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Associate or Full Professor Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs and Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Faculty Position in Health Innovation, Technology & Simulation ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant or Associate Professor, Social and Behavioral Methods, Research Design and Analytics
Friday, 20th October 2017
Department: Prevention and Community Health Institution: George Washington University The Department of Prevention and Community Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University seeks a full-time tenure track or tenured Assistant or Associate Professor.  We encourage candidates from diverse disciplines (e.g., public health, economics, public policy, psychology, sociology, education, or a related methodological field) to apply...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Wildcat District Adult Development and Aging Extension Agent
Thursday, 19th October 2017
Department: Institution: Kansas State University Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas.  This position will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programming for adult audiences.  Programming will include, but is not limited to financial considerations and management, health and nutritio...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Professor/Associate Professor in Food Safety and Nutritional Science
Thursday, 19th October 2017
Department: School of Medical and Health Sciences Institution: Tung Wah College Established by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ('TWGHs”) in 2010, Tung Wah College (TWC) is a self-financing degree-granting institution registered under the Post-Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap.320).  Following the educational ideals of TWGHs and leveraging on its renowned strengths and expertise, TWC aims to provide high quality tertiary education to nurture competent, socially res...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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