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6 Named Distinguished Fellows of the American College of Medical Informatics

October 22, 2020
The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) have named six inaugural Distinguished Fellows who will be presented with their awards at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2020 Virtual Annual Symposium. This new recognition program aims to recognize senior Fellows who have made significant and sustained contributions to
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Update from October 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

October 14, 2020
I hope you are well as we are gearing up for the Virtual Annual Symposium next month. I would like to provide a brief update about what is happening at AMIA since my last message in August. There are a few key items I would like to report to you
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154 Fellows to be Inducted into American Medical Informatics Association

October 14, 2020
New Fellows recognized for excellence in the use of informatics in practiceThe American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced the 2021 class of 154 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
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13 Fellows to be Inducted into American College of Medical Informatics

October 13, 2020
Following their recent election, 13 new Fellows will be inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2020 Virtual Annual Symposium.AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the largest informatics event worldwide. The Symposium presents leading-edge scientific research on biomedical and health informatics
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AMIA Announces 2020 Signature Award and Leadership Award Recipients

October 12, 2020
Informatics leaders recognized for accomplishments in practice and research, health policy, nursing informatics, visionary and transformative thought leadership, and significant scholarly contribution.The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is proud to announce the 2020 Signature Award and Leadership Award recipients. The leaders will be presented with their awards at the AMIA
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AMIA Urges FTC to Expand Purview of Health Breach Notification Rule

August 24, 2020
Nation’s clinical informatics experts urge FTC to address ‘data syphoning’ phenomenon, while noting inability of consumers to report data breaches. In comments submitted to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recommended the agency subject username/password information to its Health Breach Notification (HBN) Rule and expand
President's Message

Update from July 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

August 12, 2020
I hope you are well. To maintain transparency between AMIA leadership and the AMIA membership, I would like to provide a brief update about what is happening at AMIA. There are a few key items I would like to report to you from our Board of Directors meeting last month
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Op-ed: An Open Letter from the American Medical Informatics Association and the American College of Medical Informatics Regarding the Availability and Use of Public Health Data During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 21, 2020
The United States is a global leader in health care. When we face national and global threats to our public’s health, our most important defense is the fortitude and resilience of the American people, and the incredible ingenuity of our scientific experts – powered by data and information. Just as
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An Open Letter from the American Medical Informatics Association and the American College of Medical Informatics Regarding Public Health Reporting Deficiencies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 19, 2020
As the number of Americans infected with the novel coronavirus edges closer to 100,000 per day, we must draw attention to a fundamental deficiency in our collective response to the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2: Policymakers at all levels of government – from local to state to federal – lack even the