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  • Digital records in rural healthcare: Tutwiler's shining example
    November 15, 2010
    HealthcareIT News
    Sister Anne Brooks, MD, is a physician at the Tutwiler Clinic, a rural Catholic healthcare clinic in Tutwiler, Miss. About 70% of the patients served by the clinic are unable to pay for their care.
  • Time to regulate health IT?
    November 15, 2010
    Modern Health Care
    The American Medical Informatics Association has called for a national discussion about whether federal regulation of health information technology systems could help promote patient safety.
  • Newly Formed Health Informatics Partnership Is Working
    November 15, 2010
    News Blaze
    In only its sixth month of operations, the Global Health Informatics Partnership (GHIP) has actively gained the support and participation of numerous international health-related organizations as it...
  • AMIA board: “Hold harmless” clause in EMR contracts is unethical
    November 15, 2010
    e-Patient Dave
    Last Friday the board of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) published a position paper in its journal saying that the “hold harmless” clause is unethical.
  • IRN/USA Radio News at AMIA Symp 2010
    November 15, 2010
  • Thousands Of Biomedical And Health Professionals Converge In DC To Absorb New Findings In Science Of Informatics
    November 15, 2010
    American Medical Informatics Association
    The 34th Annual Symposium on Biomedical and Health Informatics opened this week with keynote speaker Susan Dentzer, editor in chief of Health Affairs, addressing a crowd of more than two thousand...
  • Nurse Informaticians Selected For Induction Into Nursing Fellowship
    November 15, 2010
    Medical News Today
    American Medical Informatics Association
    Six nurse informaticians, all leaders in the emerging nursing informatics profession, are to be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) as Fellows, Saturday evening, Nov. 13, 2010, at the...
  • Recognition Given For Ground-breaking Advancements In Digitalizing Health Data And Information
    November 12, 2010
    Bio Science Technology
    AMIA, the association for informatics professionals, honors four leaders in biomedical and health informatics on Nov. 13, 2010, with the annual presentation of its Signature Awards.
  • Don Detmer, M.D., receives 2010 Morris F. Collen Award
    November 12, 2010
    Don E. Detmer, MD, MA, is to receive the 2010 Morris F. Collen Award from the American Medical College of Informatics, in recognition of his longstanding efforts to advance
  • AMIA gives advice on improving relationships with vendors
    November 12, 2010
    Healthcare IT News
    Mike Miliard
    WASHINGTON – A new report from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) offers recommendations for reducing or eliminating "tensions" between healthcare IT vendors and their customers –...