AMIA takes action to educate policy makers and thought leaders on many issues that are vital to advancing the United States health care system for all stakeholders and advocate for the field of Informatics. AMIA members and staff take action comprehensively by submitting public comments, collaborating with federal policy makers and invested stakeholders, and by any other means that become available on specific issues.
AMIA acts as expert references on many topics, including but not limited to data privacy, interoperability, and artificial intelligence. AMIA also fights to advance the informatics occupation in health care. Much of this work is done via submitting written comments to federal agencies and to Congress.
To optimize AMIA’s voice and advance the informatics specialty among other health care professionals, AMIA is an active participant in the following coalitions: