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  • AAN recognizes six nurse informaticians with nursing fellowship
    October 31, 2011
    The Medical News
    Six nurse informaticians, all leaders in the area of nursing known as nursing informatics, were inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) as Fellows, Saturday evening, Oct. ...and best...
  • Report from AMIA: Beyond Electronic Versions of Paper Charts
    October 25, 2011
    Healthcare Informatics
    David Raths
    Panelists describe going beyond established uses of EHRs to transform care By David Raths The impact of meeting meaningful use requirements is one of the hot topics at this year’s Annual Symposium of...
  • Professional medicine officially embraces IT
    September 27, 2011
    Modern Healthcare
    Joseph Conn
    The big news in healthcare information technology last week was the announcement by the American Medical Informatics Association that "official medicine" is finally climbing aboard the IT train. By...
  • Clinical Informatics Becomes Board-certified Medical Specialty
    September 23, 2011
    Healthcare IT News
    Diana Manos
    WASHINGTON – The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has now recognized clinical informatics as a subspecialty, according to the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). AMIA...
  • Discover 9 Hot College Majors
    September 19, 2011
    U.S. News & World Report
    Want to major in a field of the future? Colleges have been responding to developments in technology and business by creating majors that hardly existed five or 10 years ago. Other more established...
  • AMIA Airs CDS Concerns to FDA
    September 15, 2011
    WASHINGTON – The American Medical Informatics Association argues that when it comes to oversight of clinical decision support systems, the most critical factor in determining the risk classification...
  • AMIA and Philips Healthcare Host Clinical Decision Support Webinar
    August 29, 2011
    Newswise — AMIA and Philips Healthcare will co-host a free Webinar focusing on the role and usefulness of clinical decision support (CDS) systems titled, “Decision Support and the Soul of a (Nearly...
  • Clinical Informaticists Could Become Certified Medical Subspecialty
    August 1, 2011
    On July 27, a committee of the American Board of Medical Specialties proposed that clinical informatics be board certified as a subspecialty of medicine, InformationWeek reports. The recommendation...
  • Clinical Informatics likely to become board-certified medical sub-speciality
    July 8, 2011
    Medical Economics
    Medical informatics, which has long fallen into a gray area between information technology and medicine, may soon be recognized as a full-fledged medical subspecialty. If this recognition occurs, it...
  • E-Prescribing Doesn’t Slash Errors, Study Finds
    June 30, 2011
    U.S News & World Report
    Outpatient electronic prescribing systems make the same common mistakes that occur in manual systems, a new study finds. Researchers examined 3,850 computer-generated prescriptions received by a...