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Inaugural Class of AMIA Fellows Announced

October 31, 2018
New Fellows recognized for excellence in the use of informatics in practice The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced today the inaugural class of 130 Fellows into the newly established FAMIA Applied Informatics Recognition Program – a new program meant to recognize AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge
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AMIA Urges Administration to Proceed with Artificial Intelligence Strategic Plan, Invest Further in AI Research

October 30, 2018
In comments filed last week, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) strongly encouraged the Trump administration to leverage an existing strategy on Artificial Intelligence Research and Development (AI R&D), rather than begin from scratch. The nation’s leaders in health informatics and health data science also emphasized a need for federal
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AMIA Announces Doctoral Dissertation Award Winners

October 22, 2018
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is pleased to announce the winners of the Doctoral Dissertation Award . The winners will be recognized at the AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium , taking place Nov. 3 – 7, in San Francisco, and will present their doctoral work in a semi-plenary session at
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AMIA Urges ONC to Go Beyond ‘Consumer Reports’ with Cures Mandated EHR Reporting Program

October 18, 2018
Informatics Professionals Call for Program that Brings Transparency to How CEHRT Performs with Live Patient Data In comments submitted to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) questioned the constrained scope of the EHR Reporting Program to “provide publicly available, comparative
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AMIA Announces 2018 Signature Award and Leadership Award Recipients

October 15, 2018
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 2018 Signature Award and Leadership Award recipients. The leaders will receive their awards at the AMIA 2018
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18 Fellows to be Inducted into American College of Medical Informatics

October 9, 2018
(BETHESDA, MD) — Following their recent election, 18 new Fellows will be inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) on November 4 at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2018 Annual Symposium . AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the premier informatics event. The symposium presents leading-edge scientific
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AMIA Supports CMS Efforts to Reduce Documentation Burden, Streamline MIPS and Advance Patient Data Access

September 10, 2018
Nation’s clinical informatics professionals call on CMS to leverage ‘passive data collection’ to improve clinical documentation using health IT (BETHESDA, MD) — In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) applauded federal officials for aligning physician and hospital EHR requirements
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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 note BETHESDA, 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


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