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The Washington Download - Vol. 8 Issue 1

January 17, 2023
Top News OMB Releases Federal Regulatory Agenda for 2023 This month, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released the unified federal regulatory agenda for agencies across the government. This agenda is a signal of regulatory actions under consideration this year. There are multiple areas of interest including information blocking
President's Message

Year in Review: New Year’s Greetings from the President

January 17, 2023
As we start the new year and reflect on the past, I am thrilled to report AMIA has had a great 2022. Despite the challenges of inflation, market losses, and uncertainty, our organization is strong. AMIA’s 2022 Annual Symposium was the second-most attended in AMIA’s history! The conference brought together
Press Release

AMIA Welcomes Clinical Architecture as a Platinum Corporate Partner

January 12, 2023
ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is pleased to announce Clinical Architecture as an AMIA Platinum Corporate Partner for the 2023 calendar year. This level of partnership means Clinical Architecture is supporting the association, its mission, and its members with a significant investment. This year, the Clinical
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The Washington Download - Vol. 7 Issue 24

December 19, 2022
Top News CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Prior Authorization Standards On December 6, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to improve patient and provider access to health information and streamline processes related to prior authorization for medical items and services. CMS proposes to
Press Release

AMIA and Pacesetters Comprehensively Tackle Burden Reduction in Healthcare

December 7, 2022
ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) hosted the National Burden Reduction Collaborative (NBRC), sponsored by Epic, during the AMIA 2022 Annual Symposium, Nov. 5-9, in collaboration with the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems, and the Alliance for Nursing Informatics. The NBRC spent two days sharing
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The Washington Download - Vol. 7 Issue 23

December 5, 2022
Top News AMIA Hosts National Burden Reduction Collaborative at Annual Symposium During this year’s AMIA 2022 Annual Symposium, AMIA hosted the National Burden Reduction Collaborative (NBRC), sponsored by Epic. The launch of this ongoing collaboration brought together several major burden-reduction stakeholders. This collaborative is one of a number of AMIA
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The Washington Download - Vol. 7 Issue 22

November 21, 2022
Top News FDA Updates Cybersecurity Playbook; Announces Action Plan for Cybersecurity Modernization The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collaborated with MITRE to update the Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook, a resource to help health care delivery organizations prepare for cybersecurity incidents. The playbook focuses on
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The Washington Download - Vol. 7 Issue 21

November 7, 2022
Top News Election Day (November 8) is tomorrow! Congress will remain in recess until after the election. Administration AHRQ Application Programming Interface A new application programming interface from AHRQ’s Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) aims to make it easier for researchers and clinicians to search, find, and use
Press Release

70 Fellows to be Inducted into American Medical Informatics Association

November 1, 2022
ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced the 2023 class of 70 Fellows of AMIA (FAMIA) in the FAMIA Applied Informatics Recognition Program – a program meant to recognize AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge within their professional setting, who have demonstrated professional achievement and
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The Washington Download - Vol. 7 Issue 20

October 24, 2022
Top News Election Day (November 8) is fast approaching! Congress will remain in recess until after the election. Administration CMS Issues RFI on National Provider Directory As part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) ongoing work to improve access to care, reduce clinician burden, and support interoperability

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