From the International Medical Informatics Association

Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow (Health Economics) Vacancy: UNSW, Australia

The Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research (CHSSR), Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), in the Faculty of Medicine at University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia invites applications for the position of Senior Research Fellow/Research Fellow in Health Economics.

Position applications will close on 8th February 2013. Full information is at and anyone seeking further information about the position should contact Professor Johanna Westbrook, via Ph:(61 2) 9385 3856 or email: j.westbrook[at]

The CHSSR wishes to appoint a highly motivated and experienced researcher to work on a number of applied health economic evaluation studies, using a variety of methodological approaches, focused on the impact of health information technologies on health care delivery, outcomes and safety. The successful applicant will spend 50% of their time working on a large four year Australian Research Council Linkage project to examine the impact of an integrated service model for aged and community care. The remainder will be spent developing a new research stream within the Centre focused on the health economics of health information technologies.


December 11, 2012 Posted by | Australia, vacancy | , | Leave a comment

UPDATE: Medinfo2013 Submission Deadlines; Reviewers Invited


***10 January 2013 for Panels, Tutorials, Workshops, Demo Proposals and Care for the World Proposal Submissions***

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December 11, 2012 Posted by | conference, Denmark, education, Europe, IMIA, medinfo, Medinfo2013 | , , | Leave a comment