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Nine Fellows to be Inducted into American College of Medical Informatics

October 8, 2019
Following their recent election, nine new Fellows will be inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) on November 17 at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2019 Annual Symposium.AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the largest informatics event worldwide. The Symposium presents leading-edge scientific research on biomedical and
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CMS Can Go Further in Addressing Documentation Burden, Leveraging New MIPS Participation Paradigm, AMIA Says

October 2, 2019
Nation’s clinical informatics professionals urges CMS to orient MVPs towards outcomes of interoperabilityIn comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) largely supported proposals to amend some documentation requirements and create a new participation pathway for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System
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AMIA Statement on HIT Provider Group Letter to Senate HELP Committee

September 20, 2019
The following statement was released today by Douglas B. Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMI, President and CEO, AMIA regarding a letter to the HELP Committee:The rules proposed by ONC are an important step towards empowering patients and improving interoperability. The use of more modern, more accurate standards and the widespread
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AMIA Statement on HIT Provider Group Letter to Senate Energy and Commerce Committee

September 20, 2019
The following statement was released today by Douglas B. Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMI, President and CEO, AMIA regarding a letter to the Energy and Commerce Committee:The rules proposed by ONC are an important step towards empowering patients and improving interoperability. The use of more modern, more accurate standards and
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JAMIA Publishes Special Issue, Highlighting Informatics Studies That Address Health Disparities

August 19, 2019
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) published a health equity Special Issue in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association’s (JAMIA), “Health Informatics and Health Equity: Improving our Reach and Impact.” This Special Issue, featuring 23 articles, highlights health informatics research that focuses on marginalized and underserved groups, health
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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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