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.


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  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

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Friday, 17th January 2020
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Senior Project Specialist
Friday, 17th January 2020
Department: Family Medicine Institution: University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Position Summary The Senior Project Specialist will work closely with leadership and the departmental team to oversee the efficient rollout and coordination of the Opioid Prevention Education Project, RCORP Grant, and other initiatives to support project expansion and development. Outstanding Benefits Package Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone.  There a...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Program Assistant
Friday, 17th January 2020
Department: Family Medicine Institution: University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Position Summary Assist in the successful development and implementation of the newly awarded Opioid Use Peer Recovery Development (WNY Certified Peer Recovery Advocate) via community collaboration and program support services. • Build and maintain effective relationships and communications with all local partnering organizations. • Attend meetings with community partners as ...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Audiology
Thursday, 16th January 2020
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