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). Below, AMIA responses are arranged by Federal Agency and Congressional Committee.
In comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR), AMIA applauded the agency for its proposals to promote information sharing and patient access to data. However, AMIA strongly urged OCR to coordinate with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to bolster protections […]