Positions and Statements

AMIA seeks opportunities to advance appreciation for biomedical and health informatics, to enhance stakeholder understanding of the value of informatics, and to build and maintain strategic relationships with thought leaders, policy makers, and political leaders who have the ability to project biomedical and health informatics issues onto the national public policy agenda. The public policy positions and statements below are the primary vehicles through which AMIA’s policy views are articulated.


March 3, 2014

Dr. Paul Tang
Chair, Meaningful Use Working Group and Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC)
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC...

May 17, 2013

letters about ICD-10 that were recently submitted to Congress by a coalition of organizations, including AMIA. 

ICD10 Coalition Letter HOUSE


March 15, 2013

Dear Dr.Dunn:

On behalf of AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association), I am pleased to submit these comments in response to the above-referenced request for
information. AMIA is the professional home for biomedical and health informatics
and is dedicated to the development...

November 29, 2011

Along with several other organizations, AMIA is participating in the Coalition for an Informed Patient Identity Integrity Solution. The Coalition is working to delete prohibiting language from the fiscal year 2012 Labor, HHS Appropriations bill, and to substitute language that would have HHS...

June 20, 2011

AMIA President and CEO Ted Shortliffe sent a letter today to ONC director Farzad Mostashari and the leadership of all Regional Extension Centers (RECs) regarding a recent AMIA Board position paper on vendor agreements. Click below...