Historic ACMI Biography
Roger A. Cote has been active in medical informatics since 1964 when he began the development of one of the first computerized clinical laboratory projects at the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital. Later he played a key role in the development of the University of Sherbrooke hospital information system design. His major effort has been the creation ofthe Systematized Nomenclafure of Medicine, now in its third edition. His current interest is in the translation of indexed medical knowledge into other natural languages, using the English SNOMED as the target or reference language.
The American College of Medical Informatics
ACMI is a college of elected Fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. It is the central body for a community of scholars and practitioners who are committed to advancing the informatics field.