Announcements

  • CFP Countdown AMIA 2019

    New Theme Added: CANCER INFORMATICS
    Applications of informatics in the entire cancer care and research continuum including prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, recovery/survivorship and end-of-life care. Submissions may address problems ranging from molecules (e.g., molecular predictive or prognostic biomarkers) to populations (e.g., strategies for early detection in a population). Additional examples of relevant topics include, but are not limited to, informatics insights and applications to identify and reduce disparities in cancer outcomes, to monitor and improve care quality, to develop and train a cancer informatics workforce, to incorporate patient-generated data, and to facilitate cancer data interoperability and secondary use.
  • JAMIA Student Editorial Board applications

    Deadline is February 25. Direct questions to Michael F. Chiang, MD, JAMIA Associate Editor, chiangm@ohsu.edu
  • Call for Participation: AMIA 2019 Annual Symposium

    The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 13
  • LAST DAY TO RENEW! 2019 Membership

    TERMINATIONS begin Feb 1. Keep your uninterrupted access to JAMIA, ACI, AMIA Connect, member rates for meetings, webinars, and proceedings.
  • JAMIA Journal Club Jan. 10

    Presenter: George Hripcsak -- Effect of vocabulary mapping for conditions on phenotype cohorts
  • Call for Participation! Informatics Educators Forum

    Deadline: January 15, 2019. Learn more about the AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum call for participation. Four thematic sections include Collaborations and Interdisciplinarity Education,  Curriculum and Program Management, Professional Development and Training, Strategies for Teaching and Learning,
  • #AMIA2018 Advanced Deadline is October 11

    The hotel room block is filling quickly. Register for the AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium.  Special event tickets will not be available onsite so don't forget to add the Carnival Networking event and the Awards Gala to your registration.
  • Call for Participation deadline August 9 #IS19

    The AMIA 2018 Informatics Summit submission deadline is EARLY this year!  DO NOT MISS IT!  Bioinformatics, Clinical Research, Implementation, Data Science.
  • JAMIA Journal Club webinar is today. Don't miss it!

    There's still time to register.

    Today's JAMIA Journal Club features Co-author Benjamin Goldstein discussing "Designing risk prediction models for ambulatory no-shows across different specialties and clinics." [Abstract]

    July 12, 3 – 4 PM ET

    Register here.
  • AMIA HQ - Closed on July 4th

    We will be closed for the holiday. We wish you a safe and fun holiday.

    We will reopen on July 5.
  • Call for Participation - 2019 Informatics Summit

    Got research? Bioinformatics? Clinical Research?Implementation? Data Science?  Submissions for the AMIA 2019 Informatics Summit (TBICRI) are due soon.  Papers, podium abstracts, posters, panels, ignite-style talks, system demonstrations, and workshops.
  • Informatics Educators Forum is THIS month! Time to make travel plans!

    INFORMATICS EDUCATORS FORUM
    June 19-21, New Orleans, LA
     
    ATTENTION INFORMATICS EDUCATORS - register now for the AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum. Join over 200 attendees from the top informatics programs in the country at the ONLY conference specifically dedicated to informatics educators. Visit the meeting website.
  • Check out these JAMIA related stories!

    These articles either reference JAMIA or are directly related to JAMIA content:

    1.     Summer-born puppies are more prone to heart disease, Penn study finds
    Michael Tanenbaum
    Philly Voice
    May 21, 2018

    2.     Doctors' EHR frustration can influence patient satisfaction, study finds
    Meg Bryant
    Healthcare DIVE
    May 22, 2018
     
    3.     Health Information Exchanges Improve Both Care and Costs, Review Finds
    Ryan Black
    Healthcare Analytics News
    May 30, 2018 

    4.     EHR usability, safety issues demonstrate need for pharmacist involvement
    Terri D’Arrigo
    Pharmacy Today
    May 31, 2018 

    5.     Health information exchanges cut costs, excess imaging
    Thomas Dworetzsky
    HealthCareBusiness Daily News
    May 31, 2018

    6.     Physicians unhappy with EHRs may have unhappy patients, too
    Scott Rupp
    MultiBriefs
    June 1, 2018
  • Final Call for Summit SPC volunteers

    May 24 deadline: The AMIA 2019 Informatics Summit Scientific Program Committee (SPC) Leadership is seeking AMIA members who are interested in joining the Scientific Program Committee. Need experts in Translational Bioinformatics, Clinical Research, Implementation and Data Science.
  • May JJC webinar! - Foodborne Illness - OPEN to ALL

    May 10th - Discovering foodborne illness in online restaurant reviews - An exciting JAMIA Journal Club (JJC) webinar presented by Katelynn Devinney, MPH.

    JJC is always free for members. For this webinar, it's also free to your colleagues who are NOT AMIA members. Invite them to register today! Give them a peek inside what AMIA has to offer year round!

    Register TODAY and send along the free registration for colleagues and supervisors.
  • We want to see your mug! Update your bio+photo today!

    There's more value to completing your profile than just to see your smiling face! You can see your AMIA colleagues but they can't see you? Is something wrong with this picture?

    Mentorship, building a network, and displaying warmth - All require an updated bio and a photo.  When your fellow AMIA community members are seeking a mentor/mentee, or they want to build your network using the member directory, make sure the sun shines on YOU!  

    An invisible image or bio can mean a missed opportunity!

    Note: Should your blank photo be an intentional choice, we respect your decision.
  • Today is the last day to submit your application to NESTcc!

    The National Evaluation System for Health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc) is seeking experts to participate in two subcommittees:
    • Data Quality Subcommittee
    • Methods Subcommittee
    If you submit an application, or if miss the deadline, please let Jeff Smith know via direct email jsmith@amia.org.
  • AMIA Launches First Quarterly Issue of JAMIA Open!

    Another awesome product from AMIA! JAMIA Open is a new Gold Open Access scholarly publication.

    "JAMIA Open reflects AMIA’s commitment to Gold Open Access journal publishing,” said Peter Embi, MD, MS, FACMI, Chair, AMIA Board of Directors.

    The Spring JAMIA Open issue’s first articles are posted. New articles will be posted on a rolling basis.
  • AHRQ working on PRO-Deadline to complete form is April 2!

    As @Jeff Smith mentioned, AHRQ was going to be working on Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) measures in 2018.

    They have a 4-question Request for Information open through April 2. Please use the link "AMIA Online Form."  

    It shouldn't take more than a few minutes to complete, so please consider helping AHRQ understand your experience with PROs within the next few days.

     AMIA online form

    The AHRQ RFI is available here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-02-28/pdf/2018-04050.pdf 

    AMIA will transmit any information we receive on April 2. Please feel free re-post this information in other forums as you see fit.

  • Working Group Communities - Time to Testify!

    Testify! Testify! Testify! We frequently hear this term in the news but let's apply it to the value you see in the working groups in which you're a member. 

    We're looking for testimonials to encourage members to join one or two and help nonmembers understand the value of working groups. Please send your testimonial to me! In doing so, you agree that AMIA staff can use your testimonial for marketing purposes.

    Thank you!