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

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Nursing
Wednesday, 6th December 2017
Department: Nursing Institution: Trinity Western University Trinity Western University’s School of Nursing is currently seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track nursing faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. A nursing faculty in the TWU School of Nursing is part of a vibrant community of nurse-scholars committed to excellence in nursing education and spiritual-intellectual integration.  This is an exciting perio...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Postdoctoral fellow
Wednesday, 6th December 2017
Department: Pathobiology Institution: Auburn University The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Auburn University, located in Auburn, Alabama is seeking candidates for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathobiology. With funding from the NHLBI/NIH, Dr.  Mishra’s research group is focused to investigate functional role of committed progenitor cells in the settings of obesity-associated airway inflammation.  Th...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Population Health Sciences
Monday, 4th December 2017
Department: n/a Institution: Northeastern University [center] [b]Northeastern University Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Population Health Sciences[/b][/center] [b]Requisition Number:[/b] FTFR001064 [b]Division/College:[/b] Bouve College of Health Sciences [b]Location:[/b] Boston Main Campus [b]Full-time/Part-time:[/b] Full Time [b]Responsibilities:[/b] The Department of Health Sciences invites applicatio...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Research Assistant Professor in Bioinformatics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Monday, 4th December 2017
Department: Perelman School of Medicine Institution: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track.  The successful applicant will have experience in the field of developing new computational algorithms and software tools to address m...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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