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

Program Director-Open Rank
Tuesday, 25th October 2016
Department: School of Nursing Institution: Georgia Southern University Program Director-Open Rank—Search #67454 College of Health and Human Sciences School of Nursing The School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Sciences invites applications and nominations for the position of Program Director - Open Rank. Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

College of Nursing - Faculty Positions
Tuesday, 25th October 2016
Department: College of Nursing Institution: University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth College of Nursing University of Massachusetts Dartmouth The College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for tenure and non-tenure track faculty positions.  Tenure track positions require an earned research-focused terminal degree and a program of research.  Position’s rank and tenure-track status will be commensurate with degree and exper...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Adjunct Faculty - Population Health Department
Tuesday, 25th October 2016
Department: N/A Institution: University of San Francisco [center] [b]Adjunct Faculty - Population Health Department University of San Francisco[/b][/center] [b]Job Summary:[/b] The Behavioral Health Programs within the School of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of San Francisco invite applications for adjunct faculty positions. [b]Job Responsibilities:[/b] Successful candidates will be expected to engage...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Assistant Professor - Nursing
Monday, 24th October 2016
Department: General Department Institution: WOOSONG Woosong University and Woosong College are currently hiring professors to start in the March (Spring) 2017 semester in the following majors:# Faculties: Nursing Requirements and Qualifications: Applicants with a PhD will be preferred but a Master’s Degree with 2 years of university/college teaching experience or a Master’s Degree with 3 years of related work experience a...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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