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Health Informatics

The Health Informatics Program in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) offers a Health Informatics Distance Learning Course through the AMIA 10x10 Program. The AMIA 10x10 course is based on the course in the UAB Master of Science in Health Informatics that is recognized nationally by Quality Matters. According to its website, Quality Matters is "a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components."

This course is for physicians and other healthcare professionals.

University of Alabama Birmingham

Meet Your Course Director

Dr. Eta S. Berner, Professor Emerita in the Department of Health Services Administration in the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), will serve as the Director of the UAB 10x10 offering.

Dr. Berner has been at UAB since 1986, conducting research and teaching in the Masters Program in Health Informatics. She is internationally recognized for her contributions to the field and is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, the Health Information and Management Systems Society, and the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics.

Additional Information

Readings, voice-over power point presentations, online lectures, interactive discussion boards, independent project and presentation.

One of the goals for the in-person session at the end of the 10x10 course is to provide a means for students to meet other 10x10 participants in a relaxed setting. Course faculty will be available to discuss the course as well as provide advice on other informatics career opportunities and courses.

AMIA 2023 Annual Symposium

November 12, 2023 | New Orleans, LA

An optional group project presentation will occur on Sunday morning, November 12, during the AMIA 2023 Annual Symposium.

The virtual portion of the course offers 42 continuing education credits. Registrants may earn an additional 6 credits by attending the optional in-person session at the culmination of the course. Registrants that complete the virtual course and in-person session may earn a total of 48 continuing education credits

The optional final in-person component aims to bring students and faculty experts together to present their group project and to discuss the course and additional educational or career opportunities. Students must complete the main online portion of the course to be eligible to attend the final session.

Students who complete the 10x10 program, and who apply for, and are accepted into, the UAB Master of Science of Health Informatics program can have three graduate credit hours of the first masters’ courses waived upon completion of several additional requirements (email if interested in this option).

Learn more about the 2023 AMIA Annual Symposium.

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

The American Medical Informatics Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Completion of this enduring material is demonstrated by participation in all online sessions and exercises, completion of an independent project presentation, and completion of participant survey. Attendance at an in-person session for class participants with the faculty is optional.

No commercial support was received for this activity.

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 for 12 months 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.

Eta S. Berner, EdD, discloses that neither she nor her spouse have relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.



For additional questions about the 10x10 program, please contact the AMIA Education Team or find answers on the FAQs page.

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Dates and Times: -
Type: AMIA 10x10
Course Format(s): On Demand
Course Level: Introductory
Price: AMIA Members - $1,999, Non-Members - $2,395
Time To Complete: 12 weeks