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

Assistant Professor in the Division of Nursing
Friday, 17th November 2017
Department: Division of Nursing Institution: IOWA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY Iowa Wesleyan University is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nursing to begin in August 2018.  This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track teaching position.  As an Assistant Professor the responsibility is teaching nursing students in the classroom, the clinical environment, and online.  A full time nursing faculty must possess the knowledge s...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Thursday, 16th November 2017
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences-Health Promotion & Community Health Department Institution: American University of Beirut The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) of the American University of Beirut currently seeks for its Department of Health Promotion and Community Health (HPCH) a candidate with a PhD/DrPH degree in Health Promotion, Health Communication, Health Behavior and Education, or a related discipline in Public Health, behavioral or social sciences, at the ranks of assistant, associate or full ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Thursday, 16th November 2017
Department: School of Nursing Institution: Duke University [b]General Purpose[/b] A tremendous opportunity to join the number one school of nursing in the country as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) and serve as the Chief Academic Officer within the School of Nursing.  Duke University School of Nursing seeks entrepreneurially minded candidates who thrive in a fast paced, flexible, supportive environment with demonstrated ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Clinical Instructor in Nursing
Thursday, 16th November 2017
Department: College of Nursing and Health Sciences Institution: The University of Texas at Tyler The School of Nursing-Longview Center at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applicants to apply for a full-time non-tenure-track, clinical instructor faculty position at salary commensurate with experience to begin January 8, 2018.  This is a 9-month academic appointment, with a possible summer stipend.  Review of applications will begin November 27, 2017 and the position will ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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