Australasian College of Health Informatics

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The Australasian College of Health Informatics is the professional body for health informatics in the Asia-Pacific region.

It consists of credentialed fellows and members as well as associate and student members. The college is an academic institutional member[1] of the International Medical Informatics Association and a full member of the Australian Council of Professions.[2] It was founded in 2002 and regularly provides comment and input to papers, proposals and legislative drafts in the region.[3]

The college sees its functions as:

  • standards setting for education and professional practice in health informatics
  • support of health informatics initiatives
  • facilitation of collaboration
  • community mentoring

The college sponsors the electronic Journal of Health Informatics.[4] It has also supported the Australian Health Informatics Education Council since its founding in 2009.[5]

The college has Memoranda of Understanding with the Australian Library and Information Association, the Health Information Management Association of Australia and the Health Informatics Society of Australia.


  1. ^ "IMIA Academic Institutional Members". International Medical Informatics Association. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Membership list". Australian Council of Professions. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Documents published by the Australasian College of Health Informatics". Australasian College of Health Informatics. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Journal Sponsorship". electronic Journal of Health Informatics. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  5. ^ "AHIEC". Australian Health Informatics Education Council. Retrieved 13 June 2011.

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