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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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AMIA Urges More Work on FDA’s Decision Support Guidance

February 6, 2018
Informatics experts anticipate tremendous innovation in CDS, necessitating a need for transparency and performance standardsIn comments submitted to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) said new draft guidance is well-timed to initiate a broad discussion over the future of clinical decision support (CDS)
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AMIA Names 2018-2019 Public Policy Committee

January 30, 2018
Bethesda, MD – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), the leading professional association for informatics professionals, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Kannry, MD, as Chair of the 2018-2019 AMIA Public Policy Committee (PPC). Dr. Kannry will join 14 additional AMIA members on the PPC, which is responsible


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