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AMIA Urges Detailed Implementation Plan as Part of TEFCA Next Steps

June 17, 2019
Nation’s clinical informatics professionals support Draft 2 of TEFCA, while recommending modifications to improve stakeholder participation(BETHESDA, MD) — In comments submitted to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) largely supported several key changes in the Trusted Exchange Framework and
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AMIA Supports, Encourages Further Refinement of FDA AI/Machine Learning Regulatory Framework

June 5, 2019
Informatics experts commend FDA for leading a much-needed conversation on the emerging and highly-important topicBETHESDA, MD – In comments submitted this week to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the nation’s informatics professionals applauded the agency for developing a regulatory Modification Framework for Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML)-based software
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AMIA Recommends 'Phased Approach' to Payer API Requirements

June 4, 2019
Informatics experts call for new Innovation Center funding models to foster the growth of advanced clinical informatics professionals and Board-certified Clinical InformaticiansBETHESDA, MD – In comments submitted today to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the nation’s informatics professionals recommended a phased approach for making payer and insurance
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AMIA Calls on ONC to ‘Flip the Paradigm’ of Data Access with Cures Act Implementation

May 23, 2019
Nation’s clinical informatics professionals also urge ONC to protect patient privacy and security in emerging API-driven environment(BETHESDA, MD) — In comments submitted to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) applauded ONC on its thoughtful and faithful translation of the
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AMIA Urges Feds to Think Beyond Traditional Care Boundaries for ‘Future Vision’ of Interoperability

March 15, 2019
Nation’s clinical informatics professionals highlight patient-generated health data, a need for infrastructure and governance frameworks for interoperability In comments submitted last week to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program (NITRD), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) supported their future vision for interoperability among
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HIPAA Must Better Promote Information Sharing, Urges AMIA

February 12, 2019
Nation’s clinical informatics professionals highlight opportunities to update HIPAA in an age of digital healthcare delivery(BETHESDA, MD) — In comments submitted today to the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recommended that the Office ensure that HIPAA both
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AMIA Supports "Everybody has Responsibilities Campaign"

February 4, 2019
The following statement was released today by Douglas B. Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMI, AMIA President and CEO:AMIA and the informatics community support the “Everybody has Responsibilities” campaign, which highlights the ongoing need to ensure the safety and safe use of health IT.As articulated in our Health IT Safety Policy
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AMIA Calls on HHS to Decouple Clinical Documentation and Administrative Requirements

January 29, 2019
Nation’s clinical informatics professionals highlight opportunities to leverage informatics tools and methodologies to reduce provider documentation burdenIn comments submitted yesterday to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recommended that the
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AMIA Calls for Better Integration of Clinical Research and Care Delivery

January 16, 2019
Nation’s health and biomedical informatics professionals announce 2019 initiative to build on these recommendations and better operationalize scientific discovery for patient careThe U.S. must accelerate efforts to better align clinical research and clinical care to optimize our national investment in health information technology, according to a new paper from the
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AMIA Supports New NIH Data Policy, Encourages Phased Implementation

December 12, 2018
Nation’s biomedical and health informatics experts want more thorough evaluation of grant applications’ data plansIn comments submitted earlier this week, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) supported an expansive update to a 2003 National Institutes of Health (NIH) data sharing policy. The organization of biomedical and health informatics experts recommended

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