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American Medical Informatics Association Leads Effort to Reduce Documentation Burden

May 10, 2022
ROCKVILLE, MD - The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is proud to announce leadership of AMIA 25x5 – an effort to reduce the U.S. clinical documentation burden. AMIA will advance the action plan and recommendations established in early 2021 by the 25x5 Symposium to Reduce Documentation Burden on U.S. Clinicians
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AMIA and HL7 Announce Partnership to Advance Interoperability in the Healthcare Community

May 3, 2022
ROCKVILLE, MD — The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and Health Level Seven® International (HL7) announced a two-year partnership to jointly collaborate and focus efforts to extend comprehensive standards for interoperability in the healthcare community. AMIA is the leading professional organization for informatics professionals with more than 5,000 members advancing
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4 Named Distinguished Fellows of the American College of Medical Informatics

September 30, 2021
The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) have named four Distinguished Fellows who will be presented with their awards at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2021 Annual Symposium. This recognition program began in 2020 and aims to recognize senior Fellows who have made significant and sustained contributions
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11 Fellows to be Inducted into American College of Medical Informatics

September 28, 2021
Following their recent election, 11 new Fellows will be inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) on Oct. 31 at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2021 Annual Symposium. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the largest informatics event worldwide. The Symposium presents leading-edge scientific research on biomedical
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AMIA Announces 2021 Signature Award and Leadership Award Recipients

September 27, 2021
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is proud to announce the 2021 Signature Award and Leadership Award recipients. The leaders will be presented with their awards at the AMIA 2021 Annual Symposium, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, in San Diego. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the largest informatics event worldwide. The
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Randolph A. Miller, MD, FACMI, to be Awarded Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence at the AMIA 2021 Annual Symposium

September 23, 2021
The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2021 Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence to Randolph A. Miller, MD, FACMI, Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, during the opening session of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2021 Annual Symposium. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is October 30
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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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