Health Informatics Education
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Mission

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.

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  AHIEC Document 'Health Informatics - Scope, Careers and Competencies'
  This document (V1.9) has been endorsed by the AHIEC Steering Committee,
  which acknowledges all contributors.  This document will undergo regular review.
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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

Roles

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/Associate Faculty Positions
Wednesday, 20th August 2014
Department: School of Health and Natural Sciences -- Department of Nursing Institution: University of Saint Joseph Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Health and Natural Sciences The University invites applications for three tenure track and one non-tenure track full-time positions in the Department of Nursing that is situated in the School of Health and Natural Sciences. The positions are scheduled to begin in August 2014 depending on candidate availability.  The successful ...  (Visit http://academickeys.com/r?job=58494&tag=58494-rss for the complete position description.)

Assistant Professor with Expertise in Neuroscience or Exercise Science (Non-Tenure)
Wednesday, 20th August 2014
Department: Kinesiology Institution: Temple University College of Health Professions and Social Work The Department of Kinesiology at Temple University is recruiting a non-tenure track faculty member to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs.  The Department of Kinesiology (chpsw.temple.edu/kinesiology) has experienced rapid growth with approximately 1300 current students.  The undergraduate program in Kinesiology is the third largest in the University and is comprised o...  (Visit http://academickeys.com/r?job=58476&tag=58476-rss for the complete position description.)

Biostatistics: Open Rank Faculty (Non-Tenure)
Wednesday, 20th August 2014
Department: Public Health Institution: Temple University College of Health Professions and Social Work The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in Temple University’s Department of Public Health seeks applicants for a service-oriented non-Tenure Track faculty position with expertise in applied biostatistics and research methodology to join a rapidly growing academic unit.  Applicants should have a Ph.D.  in biostatistics or a related discipline (e.g., statistics, compute...  (Visit http://academickeys.com/r?job=58479&tag=58479-rss for the complete position description.)

Assistant Professor of Environmental Health (Non-Tenure)
Wednesday, 20th August 2014
Department: Public Health Institution: Temple University College of Health Professions and Social Work The Division of Environmental Health in Temple University’s Department of Public Health seeks applicants for a Non-Tenure Track faculty position who have expertise in environmental health to join a rapidly growing academic unit.  Applicants must have a public health orientation and a Ph.D.  in environmental health or a closely related discipline (e.g., environmental engineeri...  (Visit http://academickeys.com/r?job=58480&tag=58480-rss for the complete position description.)

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