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AMIA Working Groups serve as networks in which current members can exchange information on a particular area of special interest in biomedical and health informatics. Working Groups provide a way for members old and new to collaborate, meet new colleagues and become involved in the development of positions, issues, white papers, programs, and other activities that benefit the informatics community. Each Working Group extends to an online community in which members discuss key issues and developments in the field.

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Biomedical Imaging Informatics Working Group

Short Description
Biomedical imaging is vital to patient care and increasingly prevalent in the basic sciences. Biomedical imaging informatics is a rapidly growing discipline that focuses on optimally accessing and using images, knowledge, and data associated with images in research and clinical care.
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Clinical Decision Support Working Group

Short Description
The purpose of Clinical Decision Support Working Group is to gather AMIA members sharing an interest in clinical decision support for in-person and electronic discussions, share ideas and experiences in this area, and help organize clinical decision support activities at AMIA meetings.
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Clinical Information Systems Working Group

Short Description
The CIS WG accomplishes its goals by involving its members, as well as identifying and carrying out activities deemed important to the membership, including, educational and research activities.
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Clinical Research Informatics Working Group

Short Description
The Clinical Research Informatics Working Group's mission is to advance the discipline of Clinical Research Informatics (CRI) by fostering interaction, discussion and collaboration among individuals and groups involved or interested in the practice and study of CRI, and to serve as the home for CRI professionals within AMIA.
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Consumer and Pervasive Health Informatics Working Group

Short Description
This working group is the evolution and collaboration formed between the Knowledge in Motion Working Group (KIM-WG) and the Consumer Health Informatics Working Group (CHI-WG).
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Dental Informatics Working Group

Short Description
The mission of the Dental Informatics Working Group is to serve as the focus for individuals and organizations with interest or involvement in health informatics with an emphasis on dental informatics.
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Education Working Group

Short Description
Members of the Education Working Group advance the teaching of informatics as a discipline and promote clinical transformation through the integration of health information technology into the curriculum of health professionals. The Education Working Group is engaged in research efforts aimed at understanding the present climate and improving informatics education.
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Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Working Group

Short Description
Ethical, legal, and social issues related to health information technology are emerging as central issues. All are within the purview of AMIA’s Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Working Group, where a range of issues are discussed related to health information technology and systems.
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Evaluation Working Group

Short Description
The mission of the Evaluation Working Group is to provide a forum for the discussion, exploration, and sharing of expertise concerning effective evaluation of the impact of informatics interventions
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Genomics and Translational Bioinformatics Working Group

Short Description
To facilitate communication, collaboration, training, and networking for researchers working at the interfaces between bio-molecular and clinical data in order to advance the clinical use of genomics data through TBI, thereby furthering the practice of precision medicine
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Global Health Informatics Working Group

Short Description
The mission is sharing of informatics best practices in resource-constrained countries.
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Intensive Care Informatics Working Group

Short Description
The goal of the Intensive Care Informatics Working Group is to improve outcomes of critically ill and injured patients with the help of medical informatics.
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Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Working Group

Short Description
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining focuses on the process of extracting meaningful patterns from biomedical data (knowledge discovery), using automated computational and statistical tools and techniques on large datasets (data mining).
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Knowledge Representation and Semantics Working Group

Short Description
Knowledge Representation furthers research on formalisms and tools for semantically precise and computable knowledge representation in relation to biomedicine.
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Mental Health Informatics Working Group

Short Description
MHI-WG aims to promote and facilitate opportunities to develop and apply informatics methods and approaches in the context of mental health research and care.
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Natural Language Processing Working Group

Short Description
The mission of the Natural Language Processing is to develop, apply, and promote natural language processing in biomedical science, patient care, public health and biomedical education.
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Nursing Informatics Working Group

Short Description
Nursing Informatics is the "science and practice (that) integrates nursing, its information and knowledge, with management of information and communication technologies to promote the health of people, families, and communities worldwide."
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Open Source Working Group

Short Description
The mission of the Open Source Working Group is to act as the primary conduit between the broader open source community and AMIA.
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People and Organizational Issues Working Group

Short Description
People and Organizational Issues focuses on interactions between people and technology, including designing, implementing, and deploying safe and usable health information systems and technology.
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Pharmacoinformatics Working Group

Short Description
The PI Working group is comprised of AMIA members who are interested in the intersection of informatics, technology and medication management. It is our intention to initiate innovation and patient safety at the nexus of informatics, technology, and medication management for efficient, beneficial patient health care.
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Primary Care Informatics Working Group

Short Description
The Primary Care Informatics Working Group's mission is to provide an environment for discussion of, education about, and research into primary-care informatics, for the benefit of AMIA members involved in or working with the practice, research, or teaching of primary-care disciplines.
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Public Health Informatics Working Group

Short Description
Public Health Informatics is the application of informatics in areas of public health, including surveillance, reporting, and health promotion.
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Student Working Group

Short Description
AMIA's Student Working Group provides a forum in which informatics students can share their educational experiences and viewpoints, as well as information about career and educational opportunities.
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Visual Analytics Working Group

Short Description
The mission is to promote the development and validation of new visual analytical techniques that can be used to address some of the fundamental data and informatics challenges evident in the healthcare domain