AMIA and JAMIA in the News

  • When CMIOs Go Back to School
    CMIO Magazine
    February 22, 2011

    More often, CMIOs are seeking formal informatics training, said William R. Hersh, MD, professor and chair of the department of medical informatics and epidemiology at Oregon Health & Science University, in Portland, Ore, this week during the HIMSS 2011 conference.

  • Social networking sites for diabetes patients lacking in quality, privacy
    Healthcare IT News
    February 9, 2011

    In one of the first formal studies of social networking websites targeting patients, researchers in the Children's Hospital Boston Informatics Program found that sites targeted at diabetes patients varied in both the quality of information they provide and the safeguards they take for protecting patient privacy. Also appears in: iHealthBeat

  • JAMIA: Pharmacy CDS Tools Spotty at Identifying Drug-Drug Interactions
    CMIO Magazine
    January 5, 2011

    Many pharmacy clinical decision-support (CDS) systems don't always identify well-known, clinically relevant drug-drug interactions (DDIs), according to a study in the January edition of Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

  • JAMIA Introduces Number of Changes to Journal's Business Operations and Contents
    News Medical
    January 4, 2011

    The Jan-Feb 2011 issue of JAMIA, the scientific journal on informatics in health and biomedicine, introduces not only a new Editor-in-Chief, but also a number of changes to the journal's business operations and contents. The first issue published under the editorship of Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, MBA, PhD, FACMI, University of California, San Diego, reveals the new editor's influence throughout the publication.

  • Ohno-Machado Debuts as JAMIA Editor
    Lucila Ohno-Machado
    Modern Health Care
    January 4, 2011

    Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado is the new editor of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association as of Jan. 1, with the January-February 2011 edition being the first published under

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