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  • 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...
  • JAMIA: Long-term EHR usability depends on design
    June 23, 2011
    CMIO Magazine
    Recent research published in the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association suggested that factors related to technology design have strong effects on acceptance, even one year after an...
  • JAMIA: Data Mining Could Improve Drug Safety
    May 23, 2011
    CMIO Magazine
    Medical data mining proves helpful for predicting adverse drug events, according to a study in the May edition of Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Prescription drugs can be...
  • When It Comes to EHR Adoption, Practice Size Matters
    May 17, 2011
    It's no secret that small physician practices are less likely than larger practices and hospitals to adopt and use electronic health record systems.The federal government's meaningful use incentive...
  • Medical Data Mining Strengthens Drug Safety
    May 16, 2011
    Information Week
    Data mining of the medical literature could help uncover drug side effects before they cause serious harm to patients, a new study suggests. Researchers from Santa Monica, Calif., think tank Rand...
  • US and European Informatics Leaders Advance Transatlantic Cooperation on Health IT Policy
    May 16, 2011
    First Science News
    AMIA co-convenes meeting that succeeds in forging common US.-EU approach to HIT. The final meeting in a series held by the ARGOS eHealth Consortium, a project funded by the European Commission (EC)...