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AMIA’s goal is to improve the legislative and regulatory environment for health informatics research, practice and education through AMIA member expertise.  The primary pathway through which AMIA achieves this goal is by engaging Federal Agencies and Congress on public calls for input, such as Notices of Proposed Rulemakings (NPRMs) or Request for Information (RFIs).

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Provisions Regarding Access to Americans' Bulk Sensitive Personal Data and Government-Related Data by Countries of Concern

April 19, 2024

Thank you for the opportunity to submit comments to the National Security Division of the Department of Justice advanced notice for proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) join provisions regarding access to Americans’ bulk sensitive personal data and government-related data by countries of concern. As the leading organization of professionals working with healthcare data […]

AMIA's Recommendations for ONC's USCDI v5 Final Version

April 15, 2024

AMIA appreciates ONC’s efforts to solicit feedback on data collection for future iterations of the United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI). AMIA reflected on USCDI v5 Draft to recommend edits to USCDI v5 final version. Below are the Data Classes and Elements AMIA provided feedback: 

Data Classes

  • Clinical Notes […]

AMIA Response to NIH Strategic Plan for Data Science 2023-2028 RFI

March 15, 2024

The National Institute of Health (NIH) issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit public comments on the updated NIH Strategic Plan for Data Science, 2023-2028. AMIA commented on the appropriateness of the goals and where the association and its members could potentially partner with NIH. 

AMIA Comments on AHRQ Documentation Burden Technical Brief

March 15, 2024

AMIA’s 25x5 Task Force nominated Documentation Burden as a topic to be briefed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in June 2022 to identify the need to better understand how co-production of documentation improvement efforts with patients and caregivers could be successful and to understand and develop […]

Department of Labor Response to AMIA's Occupational Code Assignment Application

December 11, 2023

This is the Department of Labor’s reply to our Occupational Code Assignment application for the “Clinical Informatics” occupation. This response was expected, given our ongoing discussion with DOL staff. AMIA looks forward to the Health Informatics Specialist’s code update in August 2024 and plans to continue pushing the DOL to […]

Developing Consent Language for Research Using Digital Health Technologies

December 11, 2023

See AMIA’s comments to NIH responding to their request for information (RFI) on developing consent language for research using digital health technologies. The comments were required to be submitted via a structured form. AMIA’s comments focused on consent language being being accessible, particularly for those not immersed in technology jargon.