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AMIA Statement on Delayed Human Subjects Rule

April 19, 2018
The following statement was released today by Jeff Smith, MPP, Vice President of Public Policy, AMIA, in regards to the delayed Human Subjects Rule by HHS:AMIA does not support this NPRM as written. The decision to set an effective date of July 2018 for only the “three burden-reducing 2018 Requirements”
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AMIA Cautions Against Paid Prioritization

April 17, 2018
Nation’s health informatics experts see broadband as social determinant of health, argue for use of exemptionsBETHESDA, MD – In comments submitted to the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) urged lawmakers to view broadband access as a social determinant of health
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AMIA Outlines Priorities for NIH Data Science Strategy

April 3, 2018
Nation’s health informatics professionals emphasize the need for FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable – data practices across all National Institutes of Health grantsBETHESDA, MD – In comments submitted yesterday, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) called on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to declare that all data
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AMIA Supports Goals of ONC Trusted Exchange Framework, New Data Policy

February 21, 2018
Informatics Professionals See Potential for New Paradigm for Our National Health IT Infrastructure (BETHESDA, MD) – In a pair of comments filed today with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) supports the federal government goals to harmonize network-to-network exchange and
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New White Paper from American Medical Informatics Association Seeks to ‘Redefine Our Picture of Health’

February 15, 2018
Health informatics experts offer policy recommendations to facilitate a more person-centered and integrated care, research, wellness, and community ecosystemBETHESDA, MD — The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) released a new white paper that emerged from the 2017 AMIA Policy Invitational (API17). The paper details a new set of policy principles
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AMIA Urges More Work on FDA’s Decision Support Guidance

February 6, 2018
Informatics experts anticipate tremendous innovation in CDS, necessitating a need for transparency and performance standardsIn comments submitted to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) said new draft guidance is well-timed to initiate a broad discussion over the future of clinical decision support (CDS)
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AMIA Names 2018-2019 Public Policy Committee

January 30, 2018
Bethesda, MD – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), the leading professional association for informatics professionals, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Kannry, MD, as Chair of the 2018-2019 AMIA Public Policy Committee (PPC). Dr. Kannry will join 14 additional AMIA members on the PPC, which is responsible
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Alliance for Nursing Informatics Selects 2018-2019 Emerging Leaders

January 24, 2018
Nurses and Mentors Linked through Informatics Professional Development ProgramTwo nursing informatics professionals have been selected by the Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI) to participate in the Nursing Informatics Emerging Leaders Program. Based on competitive criteria, Uba Backonja, PhD, RN, and Alvin D. Jeffery, PhD, RN/APN, were chosen for this exclusive
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AMIA Statement on Common Rule Interim Final Rule

January 17, 2018
The following statement was released today by Douglas B. Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMI, President and CEO, AMIA, in regards to the Common Rule interim final rule:AMIA is pleased to see the interim final rule. The six month compliance delay is a necessary step towards getting this critical research rule
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Clinical Informatics Becomes a Board-certified Medical Subspecialty Following ABMS Vote

September 22, 2011
AMIA to offer prep courses for clinicians who sit for Board ExamWashington, DC—Today, AMIA—the association for informatics professionals—announces the success of a multi-year initiative to elevate clinical informatics to an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) subspecialty certified by an examination administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine and