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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
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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

2022 Distinguished Fellows of the American College of Medical Informatics Named

October 20, 2022
(ROCKVILLE, MD) — The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) has named four Distinguished Fellows who will be formally recognized at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2022 Annual Symposium. This recognition program began in 2020 and aims to recognize senior Fellows who have made significant and sustained
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14 Fellows to be Inducted into American College of Medical Informatics

October 19, 2022
(ROCKVILLE, MD) —Following their recent election, 14 new Fellows will be inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) on November 6 at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2022 Annual Symposium. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the largest informatics event worldwide. The Symposium presents leading-edge scientific research
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The Washington Download - Vol. 7 Issue 19

October 11, 2022
Top News White House Announces Blueprint for AI Bill of Rights The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has identified five principles to guide the design, use, and deployment of automated systems. These are: safe and effective systems, algorithmic discrimination protections, data privacy, notice and explanation, and human
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AMIA Announces 2022 Signature Award and Leadership Award Recipients

September 26, 2022
ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is proud to announce the 2022 Signature Award and Leadership Award recipients. The leaders will be presented with their awards at the AMIA 2022 Annual Symposium, Nov. 5-9, in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the largest informatics event worldwide. The