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)

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Assistant/Associate Professor for the Master of Public Health Program
Thursday, 5th December 2019
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Research Technician
Thursday, 5th December 2019
Department: Family Medicine Institution: University at Buffalo, The State University of New York The Research Assistant is responsible for working with the Project Director & Project Coordinator in the implementation of human subjects research conducted with men and women entering Lackawanna Drug Treatment Court and Erie County Opioid Intervention Court.  The incumbent will describe the study procedures to potential participants, evaluate eligibility, obtain informed consent a...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Program in Human Sexuality Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Thursday, 5th December 2019
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health Institution: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Required Qualifications (must be mentioned on resume): Ph.D.  or Psy.D.  in Psychology or Family/Marital Therapy.  Interest in and experience with sexual therapy. About the Job Application Deadline Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019. The Program in Human Sexuality (PHS) at the University of Minnesota Medical School is inviting applications for 2 postdoctoral fellowships to jo...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

Thursday, 5th December 2019
Department: School of Optometry Institution: University of Montréal The University of Montreal is seeking candidates for the position of Director of the School of Optometry, the only Francophone School to award the doctorate in optometry to the world and the only school that offers the Ph.  D.  program in vision science in Québec. The University of Montreal, with its two affiliated institutions (Polytechnique Montréal and HEC Montréal), is the lar...  (Visit for the complete position description.)

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