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, Associate, or Professor in Physician Assistant Studies
Wednesday, 22nd March 2017
Department: 7N900:HEALTH SCIENCES - CLINICAL SCIENCE Institution: University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences seeks a Coordinator of Program Evaluation and Outcomes at the Lexington campus in the Division of Physician Assistant Studies.  The division is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual with vision, leadership skills, and the ability to work with a diverse faculty and staff.  This...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Postdoctoral Researcher
Monday, 20th March 2017
Department: Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) Institution: University of Helsinki 2017 CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR MARIE SKĊODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS WITH THE INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE FINLAND (FIMM) The Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) is an international research institute focusing on human genomics and personalised medicine at the Helsinki Institute for Life Science of the University of Helsinki.  FIMM ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Limited Term Lecturer
Monday, 20th March 2017
Department: College of Nursing Institution: University of Saskatchewan The College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan invites applications for Limited Term Lecturer positions for our Saskatoon, Regina, and Prince Albert Campuses.  Limited Term positions are non-tenure track with a focus on teaching.  The term is July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 with the possibility for renewal annually for up to a maximum of five years. Candidates must hold a minimu...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Post-doc in immunology
Sunday, 19th March 2017
Department: Immunology Institution: University of Manitoba A post doctoral position is available in Department of Immunology, Max Rady college of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.  The successful candidate will investigate the molecular mechanism of sema3E/ plexinD1 network in airway immune regulation (Movassagh et al, Journal of Immunology 2017a; Movassgah H et al, Journal of Immunology, 2017b).  The candidates must have a Ph....  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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