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AHIMA, AMIA, EHRA Release Preliminary Report About Operationalization of the Definition of Electronic Health Information

September 20, 2021
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and the Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA) announced today the release of a preliminary report that examines key issues related to the operationalization of the definitions of electronic health information (EHI) and designated record set (DRS). How
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AMIA Appoints Tanya Tolpegin, MBA, CAE, as New Chief Executive Officer

May 10, 2021
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced the appointment of Tanya Tolpegin, MBA, CAE, as its new Chief Executive Officer.Tolpegin was unanimously approved by the AMIA Board of Directors. She will begin her role June 21. AMIA formed an Executive Search Committee in the summer of 2020 and partnered with
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AMIA Position Paper Details Policy Framework For AI/ML-Driven Decision Support

February 8, 2021
Nation’s health and bioinformatics experts establish policy agenda for ‘Adaptive CDS’The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) released a Board-approved position paper in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), calling for new and flexible oversight mechanisms to ensure the safe, effective use of artificial intelligence (AI) applications in
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Clinical Informatics Fellows Vital to Future of Value-Based Care

December 7, 2020
AMIA calls on CMS to establish novel funding models for medical education in clinical informatics Members of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Clinical Informatics Program Directors (CIPD) published a Policy Statement in the November issue of Applied Clinical Informatics, calling for federal funding reforms to support the subspecialty of
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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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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

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