AMIA/Medical Library Association/ Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries



Achieving Meaningful Use: Using Standards to Bring Medical Information to Practitioners and Patients

This jointly sponsored workshop is held immediately prior to the fall AMIA 2013 Annual Symposium at the Washington Hilton. It brings together members of the three medical information societies to discuss a topic of mutual importance — achieving meaningful use in terms of both practitioner and patient systems and services.

Registration Fee: $100 for all attendees. Seating limited. Register early!

Registrants may register for this one-day meeting OR purchase registration in combination with a AMIA 2013 Annual Symposium registration.

Program Agenda

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Keynote Speaker

Marc Overhage, MD, PhD, FACMI
Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Siemens Healthcare
Member, Meaningful Use workgroup, U.S. Health IT Policy Committee

10:30 a.m. - 12 noon


Panel 1 The Role of Standard Vocabularies in Meaningful Use
Joyce Backus, NLM, Moderator


James Case, DVM, PhD, FACMI – NLM – SNOMED
Clem McDonald, FACMI, NLM – LOINC
Patrick McLaughlin, MLIS – NLM – RxNorm

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch is provided for registrants

1:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m

Panel 2 InfoButtons and Meaningful Use
Guilherme Del Fiol, MD, PhD University of Utah, Moderator and presenter


Nathan Hulse, PhD – Intermountain Healthcare
Leslie Kelly Hall, Healthwise
Stratton Lloyd, BA – EBSCO Information Services

3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Panel 3 Informationist and Rounding Services by Libraries
Doug Varner, MLS, MS, DM/AHIP, Georgetown University, Moderator


Blair Anton, MS, MLIS – Johns Hopkins University
Jonathan Hartmann, MLS – Georgetown University Medical Center
Terrie Wheeler, AMLS – National Institutes of Health
Lauren Yaeger, MA, MLIS – St. Louis Children's Hospital/Washington University

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics and the Mid-Atlantic chapter of AMIA

Attendees are also invited to a reception for workshop attendees sponsored by the Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics and the Mid-Atlantic chapter of AMIA. Location is Drexel University Washington, D.C. office, 801 17th Street NW, Suite 420.

Workshop Planning Committee

Joyce Backus, NLM
Kristin Chapman, MLA HL Section
Jim Cimino, AMIA
Nancy Roderer, AMIA SPC
Paul Schoening, AAHSL
Doug Varner, MLA MI Section