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 (tenure track) in Epidemiology
Wednesday, 29th June 2016
Department: Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Institution: University of Maryland, College Park / School of Public Health The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in Epidemiology in our School of Public Health. The Department’s mission is to improve health and reduce health disparities in local communities, the state of Maryland, and the nation.  We accomplish this by using established epidemiological and quantitative methods, as wel...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant Professor of Entomology
Tuesday, 28th June 2016
Department: 81080:ENTOMOLOGY Institution: University of Kentucky The Department of Entomology at the University of Kentucky is seeking a broadly trained entomologist or ecologist who will develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program focused on arthropod ecology or ecologically-based pest management.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in biology of arthropod vectors that affect public health,...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Lecturer in Kinesiology and Health Promotion
Saturday, 25th June 2016
Department: 8G040:Kinesiology - Health Promotion Institution: University of Kentucky The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a nine-month, non-tenure track lecturer position for 2016-2017, effective August 16, 2016.  The appointment is for two years with the possibility of renewal and contingent upon funding.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Appli...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Senior and Junior Faculty Position
Monday, 27th June 2016
Department: School of Health Professions - Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences Institution: Rutgers University-Newark Senior Faculty: To align with the University’s strategic plan, SHP is developing a Center for Rehabilitation Research and seeks to hire several highly qualified, senior faculty with a proven record of research.  Senior faculty should be independent scientists with established portfolios of extramural funded, collaborative research in rehabilitation and associated health sciences.  T...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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