Positions and Statements

AMIA seeks opportunities to advance appreciation for biomedical and health informatics, to enhance stakeholder understanding of the value of informatics, and to build and maintain strategic relationships with thought leaders, policy makers, and political leaders who have the ability to project biomedical and health informatics issues onto the national public policy agenda. The public policy positions and statements below are the primary vehicles through which AMIA’s policy views are articulated.

Positions

2015-06-09
On June 10, 2015 Dr. Thomas H. Payne, AMIA Board Chair-elect provided testimony to the Senate Health Education Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee, identifying near-term actions Congress should take to improve health IT interoperability and promote health information exchange.  Dr. Payne’s...
2015-05-29
On behalf of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), I am pleased to submit these comments in response to the above-referenced proposed rule. AMIA is the professional home for biomedical and health informatics and is dedicated to the development and application of informatics in...
2015-05-29
On behalf of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), I am pleased to submit these comments in response to the above-referenced proposed rule. AMIA is the professional home for biomedical and health informatics and is dedicated to the development and application of informatics in...
2013-06-27
Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA): Request for Comments (RFC) on the Development of a Risk-Based Regulatory Framework and Strategy for Health Information Technology

Statements

2014-07-07
AMIA Comments on Proposed Risk-Based Regulatory Framework and Strategy for Health Information Technology Report On behalf of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), I am pleased to submit these comments in response to the above-referenced request. AMIA is the professional home for...
2014-04-18
In response to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s request for feedback on the Sensible Oversight for Technology Which Advances Regulatory Efficiency (SOFTWARE) Act of 2013, AMIA joined the Bipartisan Policy Center and other organizations in a letter providing comments on an oversight...
2014-03-03
Dr. Paul TangChair, Meaningful Use Working Group and Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC)Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information TechnologyDepartment of Health and Human ServicesHubert H. Humphrey Building200 Independence Ave. SWWashington, DC 20201 Public and Population Health in...