• May 8 - 10, Scottsdale, AZ

    AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference

    Evidence | Analytics | Best Practice

AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference CME/CE/MOC-II Information

Target Audience

Clinicians, informatics professionals, and other stakeholders committed to improving healthcare processes, outcomes, satisfaction and efficiency through health IT innovations

Learning Objectives

After participating in AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference, the learner should be better able to:

  • Apply evidence- or experience- based models of informatics practices to improve healthcare
  • Leverage informatics tools to better engage in team-based care
  • Assess and improve the application of best health IT infrastructure practices
  • Evaluate mhealth/digital health approaches impacting health care
  • Connect current US health policy ideas and laws to potential disruptions of health care

This live activity is being planned as a CME, nurse CE, and MOC-II activity (for diplomates in clinical informatics).

Accreditation Statement

The American Medical Informatics Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Medical Informatics Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit

Maximum MOC-II credits: 18.25
The ABPM course ID number is 1580.

ABPM-approved MOC LLSA involves asking learners four multiple choice questions with a single best answer for every 60 minutes of instruction. Learners are to receive meaningful feedback in the form of an explanation of why the right answer is correct.

The American Board of Pathology (ABPath) has approved AMIA as a provider for Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs). AMIA is committed to assist ABPath diplomates with SAMs that contribute to a diplomate’s MOC activities.

Continuing Education for Nurses

The Maryland Nurses Association is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Activity Approval Code: A17-85-0508-0419
Approved Contact Hours: 58.5/19.5 maximum

Deadline for claiming credit: June 11, 2018

Nurse Planner (ANCC-criteria compliance): Juliana J. Brixey, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN
Nurse Planner (Content): Denise Goldsmith, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN, AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference Program Co-Chair 

Juliana J. Brixey and Denise Goldsmith disclose that neither they nor their life partners have relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests.

Criteria for Successful Completion

Completion of this live activity is demonstrated by attendance at accredited sessions, completion of the evaluation survey sent post-activity in a separate email, and verification of attendance through the participant’s electronic report of sessions attended through the individual login at www.amia.org. The physician participant will be able to generate a CME certificate through the AMIA automated system.

After a processing period of about 4 weeks after this activity, the nurse participant will receive a CNE certificate via email from AMIA, depending on timely reporting of sessions attended.

Commercial Support

No commercial support was received for this activity.

ADA Statement

Special Needs: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, AMIA seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability which requires special accommodation, or if you have special dietary requests, please email: Lauren@amia.org

Instructions for Earning CME/CE Credit

  • Log in to your profile at www.amia.org
  • Click “AMIA Central” on the upper right-hand corner
  • Under Membership/Activities, click “My Events”
  • Click “Apply for Credits" for this meeting


  • Select Credit Type: "Nurse"
  • Click sessions you attended
  • Click Submit at bottom of screen
  • Receipt of your CE certificate via email depends on prompt claiming of credit


  • Select Credit Type: click "Physician"
    • If you are a clinical informatics diplomate, in column for Select Physician Credit Type: click "MOC-II"
    • Click the radio buttons for the MOC-II sessions you attended
    • At bottom of page, click "Save and Additional Credit Type"
  • All Physicians: In column for Select Physician Credit Type,  click "Physician" – now both dropdown menus say “Physician”
  • Click the radio buttons for the other sessions you attended
  • Click Submit
  • Download your certificate (Membership/Activities, “My CME/CE Credits”)

If you experience a delay of more than one month from submitting your information, contact Pesha@amia.org.
Other attendees: if you require a certificate of participation, please contact Pesha@amia.org

Contact Information

For questions about registration, contact Lauren@amia.org.
For questions about continuing education, contact Pesha@amia.org.

Disclosure Policy

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, AMIA requires that everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest prior to the educational activity.
The ACCME considers relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.
Faculty and planners who refuse to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity. For an individual with no relevant financial relationship(s), the participants must be informed that no conflicts of interest or financial relationship(s) exist.

AMIA uses a number of methods to resolve potential conflicts of interest, including: limiting content of the presentation to that which has been reviewed by one or more peer reviewers; ensuring that all scientific research referred to conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis; undertaking review of the educational activity by a content reviewer to evaluate for potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators of integrity and absence of bias; monitoring the educational activity to evaluate for commercial bias in the presentation; and/or reviewing participant feedback to evaluate for commercial bias in the activity.

The following Program Committee members of the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference disclose that neither they nor their life partners have relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests:

Hamed Abbaszadegan; MaryAnn Connor; Denise Goldsmith; Laura Heermann; William Lancaster; Ann Obrien; Lisiane Pruinelli; Michael Strong; Mark Weiner; Po-Yin Yen

The following Program Committee members of the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference disclose that they and/or their life partners have the following relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests:

Subha Airan-Javia - Other Financial or Material Support: Handoff Health LLC
Paul Fu - Consultant: Cerner Corporation

The following presenters of the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference disclose that neither they nor their life partners have relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests:

Robert Aarhus; Hamed Abbaszadegan; Kaleb Abram; Kathleen Adams; Jason Adelman; Payal Agarwal; Farah Ahmed; Heather Aldrich; Imad Aljabban; Jihad Aljabban; Shilo Anders; Sirajuddin, Anwar Mohammad Michele Armand; Joan Ash; Dawn Bailey; Michael Baiocchi; Juan Banda; Halsey Barlow; Roger Barr; David Bates; Tanja Baum; Chelsey Beer; Kathleen Begonia; James Benneyan; Wendy Bernatavicius; Joel Betesh; Sacha Rajan Bhatia; Onil Bhattacharyya; Sam Bhayani; Barry Blumenfeld; Kathryn Bowles; Robert Boxer; Edward Boyer; Kira Bradford; Robert Bradford; Niall Brennan; Jordan Brittingham; Sophia Brown; Kelly Brown; Terry Bryant; H Timothy  Bunnell; Mattew Burton; Matthew Burton; Ruth Bush; Alison Buttenheim; Alison Callahan; Andrew Capraro; Grace Caputo; Peter Chai; Jonathan Chen; Christine Cheng; Anirudh Chintalapani; Jesse Chittams; Katherine Choi; Swati Chopra; Chancey Christenson; Ling Chu; Victoria Church; Matthew Churpek; Geoffrey Cislo; Katherine Clarke-Myers; Cynthia Connelly; Mark Connolly; MaryAnn Connor; Brittany Couture; Erin Coyne; Evan Crawford; Erin Crowgey; Caitlin Cusack; Mandeep Dagli; Carly Daley; Christian Dameff; Spencer DesAutels; Laura Desveaux; Bradley Doebbeling; Katrina Donovan; Prashila Dullabh; Benjamin Duncan; Patricia Dykes; Thomas Eade; Dan Eckrich; Osama El-Sayed; Mika Epps; Caroline Etland; Brooke Evans; Steve Evans; Sally Evill; Maureen Fagan; John Fahrenbach; Melissa Farmer; Karen Fiumara; Emilia Flores; Zachary Fox; Ashton France; Rafael Fricks; Mason Friedman; Stephanie Furniss; Bill Galanter; Blanca Gallego; Bonnie Gance-Cleveland; Jane Georges; Esteban Gershanik; Romisa Rohani  Ghahari; Kevin Gilbert; Dario Giuse; Nunzia Giuse; Abigail Goben; Denise Goldsmith; Mary Goldstein; Saurabh Gombar; Jing Gong; Marc Gottlieb; Adela Grando; Renee Gresh; Bailey Griffin; Janessa Griffith; Kylie Grimberg; Jenice Guzman; Dexter Hadley; Theodore Hahn; Ben Hamlin; Mindy Hangsleben; Samuel Hanke; Alexandra Hanlon; Enamul Haque; Saira Haque; Bhrandon Harris; Krysta Heaney-Huls; Jennifer Hefner; Richard Helmers; Teri Hernandez; John Hickner; Patricia Holahan; Julie Hollberg; Christopher Hollweg; David Hong; Robert Houser; Lauren Hovey; Yamini Howe; George Hruby; Charles Hu; Timothy Huerta; Lisa Ide; Gretchen Jackson; Charles Jaffe; Jesse James; Trevor Jamieson; Gaurav Jetley; Xiaonan Ji; Yunfang Jiang; Steven Johnson; Ken Jung; Heekyoung Jung; Samuel Kabue; Thomas Kannampallil; Vaishnavi Kannan; Kenan Katranji; David Kaufman; Leah Kelley; John Kipritidis; Eric Kirkendall; Andrew Kneebone; Karl Kochendorfer; Edwards Kolb; John Krettek; Purnima Krishna; Ashok Krishnamurthy; Steven Labkoff;  Max W. Y.  Lam; Gerri Lamb; William Lancaster; Adam Landman; Kevin Larsen; Julia Lavenberg; Hung Le; Brian Leas; Elizabeth Lee; Martin Lee; Christoph Lehmann; Jenn Leiferman; Jasmine Leonard; Blake Lesselroth; Bruce Levy; Ron Li; Lei Liu; Nancy Lorenzi; Travis Lovejoy; Emily Lowder; Margaret Lozovatsky; Amy Lu; Annmarie Lyles; Raghu Machiraju; Jonathan Mack; Carol Macumber; Subha Madhavan; Vivek Malhotra; Colleen Mallozzi; Kathrina Marcelo; Ginnifer Mastarone; Saverio Maviglia; Ann  McAlearney; Susan McBride; Christopher McDougle; James McGlothlin; John McGreevey; Despina-Maria Michaels; Timothy Miksch; Robin Miller; Michael Mirro; Matthew Mitchell; Dara Mize; Sandra Montez; Gordon Moyer; Nikhil Mull; Nacchal Nachiappan; Heather Nelson; Isaac Neuhaus; Matthew Newcomb; Yizhao Ni; Anne Norris; Laurie Novak; Lisa Nowinski; Ann OBrien; Kevin O'Bryan; Patrick O'Connor; Rika Ohkuma; Evan Orenstein; Julia ORourke; Benjamin Orwoll; Brian Ostasiewski; Asli Ozdas-Weitkamp; Mustafa Ozkaynak; Neri Pamela; Maryam Panahiazar; Joongheum Park; Chase Parsons; Neal Patel; Neha Patel; Wendy Paul; Alexa Perez; Mario Perez; Jean Philius; Vladimir Polony; Karl Poterack; Thomas Powell; Nick Pratap; Lisiane Pruinelli; Anthony Puleo; Margaret Punch; Kshetrajna Raghavan; Shakaib Rehman; Elizabeth Reifsnider; JoAnne Resnic; Rocky Reston; Jason Revalee; Bryn Rhodes; Kylie Richardson; Alan Ritter; Roberto Rocha; Robert Ruff; Laraib Safeer; Norberto Sanchez; Dwana Sanders; Chethan Sarabu; Gordon Schiff; Gargi Schneider; Alejandro Schuler; Thilo Schuler; Nigam Shah; James Shaw; Aziz Sheikh; Eric Shelov; Megan Shroder; Cynthia Sieck; Sveinn Sigurdsson; Robert Silverman; Andrew Simms; Dean Sittig; Julia Skapik; Anne Smith; Kevin Smith; Julia Snyder; Paulina Sockolow; Andrew Solomon; JoAnn Sperl-Hillen; Andy Spooner; Mary Kate Springman; David Stabile; Matthew Stanosheck; William Stead; David Swieskowski; Mohammadamin Tajgardoon; Darren Tan; Ning Tang; Rod Tarrago; Michele Thomas; Tammy Toscos; Kishor Trivedi; Henry Tseng; Kelvin Tsoi; Craig Umscheid; Kim Unertl; Cain, VanPJ  Van Camp; Christine VanZandbergen; Bianca Vazquez; Marjorie Veihl; Benjamin Viernes; Raymond Villanueva; Shyam Visweswaran; Jean Wadman; Shauna Wagner; Bonnie Wakefield; Daniel Walker; Michael Wall; Jason Wang; Mark Weiner; Dirk Wenke; DuWayne Willett; Annette Williams; Austin Williams; Yvette C. Williams; Jayne Williams; Kendal Williams; Alicia Wilson; Tamara Winden; Matthew Windsor; Keith Woeltje; Michael PF Wong; Adam Wright; Danny Wu; Kai Xu; Wonhee Yang; Zixuan Yang; Sheryl Yanga; Maria Yefimova; Po-Yin Yen; Xinjie Yin; Megan Youngblood; Jia Zeng; Laurie Zephyrin; He Zhang; Nanhua Zhang; HAIPENG ZHANG; Lu Zheng; Mary Zutter.

The following presenters of the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference disclose that they and/or their life partners have the following relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests:

Name Relationship: Commercial Interest
Subha Airan-Javia Other Financial or Material Support: Handoff Health LLC
William Anderson Consultant: HealthLoop
Dominik Aronsky Stock Shareholder (directly purchased): Semedy AG, Switzerland; Stock Shareholder (directly purchased): Clinerion AG, Switzerland; Stock Shareholder (directly purchased): Apogee Informatics Inc, Alabama
Patrick Burns Consultant: Purdue Pharma, L.P.; Consultant: AmeriHealth Caritas; Consultant: Horizon BCBS of New Jersey; Consultant: Vital Decisions; Consultant: IMS; Consultant: Symphony Health Solutions; Consultant: United Health Group
Sarah Collins Stock Shareholder (directly purchased): Almost Family Inc; Consultant: Mitre Corporation
Nathan Deam Stock Shareholder (directly purchased): Aetna, UnitedHealth Group, Wellcare Health Plan, Celgene Corp, CVS Health, Pfizer, Anthem Inc, Abbvie, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Abbott Labs, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Express Scripts, McKesson
Jason Hom Consultant: MORE Health
James Huizenga Other Financial or Material Support: Appriss Health; Other Financial or Material Support: Eagle Software Corporation
Alex Langerman Stock Shareholder (directly purchased): Equity holder in ExplORer Surgical
Funda Meric-Bernstam Grants/Research Support: Novartis; AstraZeneca; Taiho; Genentech; Calithera; Debiopharma; Bayer; PUMA; Aileron; Jounce; CytoMx, eFFECTOR; Zymeworks; Curis; Pfizer; Consultant: Dialecta; Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma; Inflection Biosciences; Clearlight Diagnostics; Pieris; Darwin Health; GRAIL
Samantha Pitts Grants/Research Support: NCPDP Foundation
Benjamin Rosner Other Financial or Material Support: HealthLoop, Inc.
Cyril Spiro Consultant: HealthAxis Group, LLC

All following AMIA staff involved with content development of the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference disclose that neither they nor their life partners have relevant financial relationships with ACCME- defined commercial interests:

Doug Fridsma; Lauren Koleszar; Pesha Rubinstein; Jeffery Smith; Jeff Williamson