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Leadership, Professionalism, Strategy, and Transformation is a component of AMIA’s Health Informatics Essentials, a series of educational offerings that promote the profession of health informatics and its power to transform health care.

Target Audience

Professionals involved in direct or indirect care of patients who desire to learn more about the practice of health informatics coming from a range of educational and training pathways including, but not limited to nursing, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, health informatics, and computer science.

Learning Objective

After participating in this activity, the learner should be better able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and skills needed to lead development and implementation of health informatics plans, strategies, and policies that strengthen health care and public health organizations


Leadership, Professionalism, Strategy, and Transformation offers learners 21 lectures focusing on fundamental concepts in health informatics. 

The video lectures, ranging in length from 8 to 28 minutes, are organized into the following five modules:  

  • Key Principles of Leadership
  • Leadership In Practice
  • Organizational Culture
  • Change Management
  • Institutional Governance of HIS

  • Consensus, Conflict Management, Negotiation
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Management Tools
  • Group Decision-Making Processes

  • Environmental Scanning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Innovation

  • Business Planning and Budgeting
  • Basic Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts
  • Revenue Cycle
  • Cost Analysis Methods and Techniques

  • Competency Development and Assessment
  • Effective Communication
  • Fostering the Future: Coaching, Mentoring, Championing, Cheerleading


In addition to the 21 videos, the CME/CNE-certified course offers:

  • 21 downloadable scripts of the videos, with hyperlinked references and resources for additional study
  • 5 Self-assessment questions
  • “Deeper Dive” assignment for the learner to reflect on how the knowledge gained may influence future practice

Faculty Information

Jane M. Carrington, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAMIA
Associate Professor
The University of Florida
Alexis Carter, MD
Physician Informaticist - Lab Administration
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Timothy P. Coffin, PhD, MPA, LSSMBB, PMP
Celtiq, LLC
Susan H. Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Curricular Affairs
UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
Carmen Hall, MA, PhD(c)
Stony Brook School of Health Professions
Patricia Hinton-Walker, PhD, RN, FAAN, MCC, NBC-HWC
Coaching Stepping Stones
Susan C. Hull, MSN, RN-BC, NEA, FAMIA
Principal, Consumer Health Informatics
MITRE Corporation
Rakhal M. Reddy, MD
Medical Director, Informatics
Adventist Health West
Mary H. Stanfill, MBI, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA
Vice President of Consulting Service
United Audit Systems, Inc
Lois Walters-Threat, DNP, MS, RN-BC
Senior Magnet Program Analyst
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Accreditation Statement

The American Medical Informatics Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Medical Informatics Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Reviewed December 2023 for continued relevancy. New expiration date: December 14, 2026.

Continuing Education for Nurses

American Medical Informatics Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

  • Approved Contact Hours: 6.5 contact hours  
  • Lead Nurse Planner (ANCC-criteria compliance): Juliana J. Brixey, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN
  • Nurse Planner (Content): Lynda R. Hardy, PhD, RN, FAAN

Cancellation/Refund Policy

AMIA does not offer refunds for online products. We are always happy to discuss any issues you may be having with our online courses.
Registration Information

  • Upon purchase you will receive an access link via email.
  • Purchase of this product includes 1-year subscription access.
  • Using your AMIA login, you will have access to the content for a year – from date of purchase.
Available Until:
Type: Health Informatics Essentials
Course Format(s): On Demand
Course Level: Introductory to Intermediate
Price: Member: $199, Non-member: $399
Time To Complete: 6.5 Hours
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