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AMIA Applauds ABPM Policy Change

August 16, 2018
On August 16, the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) announced a policy change, reducing the burden for diplomates recertifying in Clinical Informatics (CI). Effective January 1, 2019, CI diplomates certified by the ABPM will no longer be required to maintain their primary certification in order to recertify in their
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AMIA Supports Draft Federal Data Strategy

July 31, 2018
Investment in digital infrastructure and workforce are key to improving fed’s digital strategy, informatics professionals noteBETHESDA, MD – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) sent a set of recommendations to the federal government last week, commenting on its Draft Federal Data Strategy. The nation’s health informatics professionals largely supported the
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As Health Goes Digital, Informatics Goes Professional

July 16, 2018
AMIA recognizes excellence in the use of informatics in practice with new Fellows programBETHESDA, MD – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced today the launch of the Fellow of AMIA (FAMIA) Applied Informatics Recognition Program – a new program meant to recognize members who apply informatics skills and knowledge
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AMIA Urges CMS to Focus on Health IT Improvement Activities in Hospital Payment Rule

June 25, 2018
Nation’s clinical informatics professionals call on CMS to chart a course towards ending prescriptive measurement of health IT use(BETHESDA, MD) — In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) applauded federal officials for balancing burden reduction provisions with a need
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AMIA Establishes New Fellow Recognition Program

May 9, 2018
Fellows of AMIA to recognize leading professionals who apply informatics tools and methods to improve practiceSCOTTSDALE, AZ – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced today the establishment of the Fellow of AMIA (FAMIA) Professional Recognition Program – a new program meant to recognize applied informatics professionals who directly impact
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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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