Changing roles of health information managers: An education perspective
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Health information management graduates are employed across health, education, corporate and other sectors. Common to all health information management professionals are foundational skills and knowledge in health sciences, information and management. Unique to each individual is their ongoing education and professional development; professional growth motivated by interest, change and/or opportunity.This presents both challenge and opportunity in the design and content of educational programs.The establishment of the Australian Health Informatics Education Council (AHIEC) (formerly the National Health Informatics Education Committee) provides both framework and opportunity for new ways and approaches to health informatics education in Australia.There are however process matters that proposed changes to education programs need to acknowledge.
Health Information Management Journal
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