Announcements

  • Webinar June 13: Open Source Primer: What Public Health Needs to Know

    June 13, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST. AMIA Public Health Informatics Working Group is proud to present the webinar Open Source Primer: What Public Health Needs to Know. This presentation will reduce the mystery behind open source by defining key concepts that relate to the intellectual property rights surrounding software. Strategies for success for public health systems will also be offered, as well as a case study from a public health domain. Presenter: Noam H. Arzt, PhD, FHIMSS, President, HLN Consulting, a leading public health IT consulting company. He has been active in public health systems strategy, planning, development and implementation for more than twenty years.

  • JAMIA Journal Club June 8

    JAMIA Journal Club June 8, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT Crossing the Health IT Chasm: Considerations and Policy Recommendations to Overcome Current Challenges and Enable Value-based Care. Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD, Associate Professor of Information, School of Information, and Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan; Jeff Smith, MPP, Vice President of Public Policy, AMIA.

  • AMIA Launches First Informatics Workforce Survey

    Everybody in the pool! AMIA invites ALL informatics professionals and students to participate in an important and unique opportunity to help shape the future of informatics. Share with your colleagues!

  • May 10 Webinar: Open Source Primer: What Public Health Needs to Know

    May 10. 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST Presenter: 
    Noam H. Arzt, PhD, FHIMSS. President, HLN Consulting, LLC. The AMIA Public Health Informatics Working Group is proud to present this webinar. This presentation will reduce the mystery behind open source by defining key concepts that relate to the intellectual property rights surrounding software. Open source represents a strategy that manager, technologists, and policy makers all must understand as its use (and neglect!) has implications in all domains.

  • Papers due May 15! JAMIA data science issue

    Special Focus Issue on Biomedical Data Science: Sharing Digital Objects to Accelerate Discoveries and Ensure Reproducibility of Results

  • April 5: Webinar IHIE and discussion forum

    Addressing Current Issues in Interoperability and Health Information Exchange (IHIE) - Introduction to the AMIA IHIE Discussion Forum.  Speakers - Walter Sujansky, MD, PhD; Ross D. Martin, MD, MHA

  • Feb 14 Public Policy Webinar: 21st Century Cures Act

    12:30 p.m - 1:30 p.m. EST. Speakers: Jeffery Smith, MPP; Paul Fu, Jr., MD, MPH, FAAP; Joseph Kannry, MD. In this inaugural session of Informatics: Inside the Beltway – a special webinar series brought to you by the AMIA Public Policy Committee – we’ll provide an overview of the 21st Century Cures Act and examine some of the challenges and opportunities for the informatics community.

  • Not Renewed? AMIA Connect access ends TONIGHT at midnight!

    Renew your AMIA membership today to have continuing access to AMIA Connect and all other benefits (like JAMIA)!

  • Deadline: Developing the Health Informatics Workforce of the Future Call for Participation Feb 2

    Are you ready to do an Ignite Talk? The Academic Forum Education Conference is OPEN TO ALL informatics educators! Submit now to do an Ignote Talk -- timely, provocative, and creative in addressing a hot topic in informatics’ education, training, or research. Describe research or an activity; tell a story; promote a new program advocate for a policy initiative; illustrate a lesson learned; offer a strong opinion; or provide advice.

  • DataEd Hackathon Joint Summits: Jan 9 deadline

    New at TBICRI17! Register as a team lead or request matching on a team. Students encouraged to apply!

  • Doctoral Dissertation Award nomination: Due Jan 31

    Doctoral Dissertation Award Prize: $7,500 top prize and $2,500 for honorable mention. The AMIA Doctoral Dissertation Award offers high-value and prestigious recognition for the top doctoral dissertation each year that contributes to the science of informatics in any biomedical application domain or domains.

  • Call For Participation InSpire 2017: Due Feb. 2

    Now is your opportunity to prepare a submission! Submit preconference workshops, Ignite presentations, panels, and poster presentations,

  • JAMIA Journal Club, Dec. 8, 3:00p.m. ET

    Topic: National trends in safety performance of electronic health record systems in children's hospitals
    Speaker: Juan D. Chaparro, MD, MS, Assistant Clinical Professor, Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics, UC San Diego School of Medicine

    Chaparro JD, Classen DC, Danforth M, Stockwell DC, Longhurst CA. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 Sep 16. pii: ocw134. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocw134. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Renew your membership before Dec. 31!

    Renew today and save now with RATELOCK. Membership rates go up on January 1.

  • Video Contest "Why Informatics?" Nov. 6 deadline extended!

    AMIA members -- We need to hear your voice! Video Contest deadline extended to Nov. 6! You still have time to share your video and win prizes!
    Why are you passionate about informatics? Why is what you do important to helping improve patient care?

  • iHealth 2017 Call for Participation: Oct 18

    iHealth 2017 Clinical Informatics Conference is where clinical informaticians convene, share, and learn about implementing team-based, integrated healthcare driven by data and evidence to improve the future state of Health IT. Creating real solutions through evidence- and experience-based practice.

  • AMIA Career Development for Women:Oct 13 deadline

    This event provides one-on-one career guidance for early and mid-career women in informatics. The guidance is offered by a group of volunteer AMIA leaders—Career Development Guides—who are women of diverse experiences including research, executive leadership, administration, and service.

  • AMIA Files Comments on "Appropriate Use" Proposed Rules

    In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today, the nation’s leading clinical informaticians submitted several recommendations, across a pair of proposed rules, meant to improve the use of health IT in providing better, safer care.

  • AMIA 2016 Signature Award Recipients Announced!

    Congratulations! Check your email for e-news. Presentations at the #AMIA2016 Leadership Dinner Nov. 12. Tickets are available supporting the Leadership and Education Award Donation LEAD Fund!

  • Reminder: AMIA 2016 Early Bird Registration, ends tomorrow!

    August 25 is the deadline for the AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium Early Bird rate. Only members are eligible for the extra discount.

  • RFI: Metrics to Assess Value of Biomedical Digital Repositories

    Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-133. We are particularly interested in utilization metrics, indicators of quality and impact, indicators of quality of service, examples of governance and infrastructure metrics, and use cases.

  • AMIA 2016 Early Bird Registration August 25!

    Lock down your AMIA members only Early Bird savings and register for #AMIA2016 by Thursday, August 25. Just one week to go! (Don't forget hotel, too!)

  • Aug 11, JAMIA Journal Club 3:00 p.m. EDT

    Free registration! Presenter: David L. Masica, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University.

    A Novel Approach for Selecting Combination Clinical Markers of Pathology Applied to a Large Retrospective Cohort of Surgically Resected Pancreatic Cysts.

  • Jennie Lou, MD, MSc: New Face of AMIA!

    Check out our new Face of AMIA! Jennie is the Professor and Program Director, Biomedical Informatics Program, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.