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AMIA Sponsors First-ever Virtual Hill Day

April 5, 2024
Washington, DC – This week, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) hosted its first-ever AMIA Virtual Hill Day , taking member leaders to see approximately 40 federal legislative offices. On April 2 and April 3, AMIA member experts came together to discuss ensuring responsible AI integration in healthcare and the
President's Message

Special Message from the President - March 2024

March 6, 2024
It is my pleasure to be writing you as the new President and Board Chair of AMIA. Our organization means a great deal to me. Like many of you, I have learned and grown within AMIA as my professional home, as well as served along with many of you to

AMIA Announces Departure of CEO and Appointment of Interim CEO

February 28, 2024
Washington, D.C., February 28, 2024 – The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announces that Tanya Tolpegin, CEO, has departed the organization. Ms. Tolpegin has served in this role since 2021. The Board of Directors of AMIA is focused on continuing its mission to lead the way in transforming health care
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The Washington Download - Vol. 9 Issue 2

January 29, 2024
Top News 2023 Public Policy Year-in-Review AMIA’s 2023 summary of progress in public policy is now available! Looking back, AMIA engaged more members in public policy, expanded AMIA’s network among public and private healthcare stakeholders, and established member-validated public policy “North Star” priorities for the next several years. In 2023
President's Message

Happy New Year - 2024 and Ahead

January 23, 2024
Happy New Year! As we begin 2024, I wanted to thank all AMIA members for the opportunity to serve this fantastic organization as I transition into the Past President role. We have had an amazing year, with growth of individual and organizational memberships and record-setting scientific meetings! I enjoyed seeing
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The Washington Download - Vol. 9 Issue 1

January 16, 2024
Top News ONC Final Rule Updates Health IT Certification for Interoperability and Addresses Artificial Intelligence (AI) Algorithm Transparency On January 9, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released their final rule HTI-1 or Health Data, Technology, and Interoperability: Certification Program Updates, Algorithm Transparency, and Information Sharing. HTI-1 implements the
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The Washington Download - Vol. 8 Issue 25

December 18, 2023
Top News HHS Launches First Five QHINs Kicking Off TEFCA’s Health Data-Sharing Initiative On December 12, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) named the first five organizations that joined the nationwide data-sharing initiative. The first five Qualified Health Information Networks (QHINs)™ are Epic Nexus, eHealth Exchange, Health Gorilla
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The Washington Download - Vol. 8 Issue 24

December 4, 2023
Top News Congress Seeks to Understand AI in Health Care The House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday, November 29, titled "Understanding How AI is Changing Health Care." The Hearing focused on real world AI success in health care and ensuring appropriate guardrails to deploy AI
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The Washington Download - Vol. 8 Issue 23

November 20, 2023
Top News U.S. Playbook to Address Social Determinants of Health The Biden-Harris Administration is building on the work to advance health equity by creating the first playbook for Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). The White House, along with Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, have

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