CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Yearb Med Inform 2019; 28(01): 297-300
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1677906
Information on IMIA Regions
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart

North American Medical Informatics (NAMI)

Andre Kushniruk
1  School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
2  Digital Health Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Karen Greenwood
3  American Medical Informatics Association, Bethesda, MD, USA
Mark Casselman
2  Digital Health Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Publication Date:
25 April 2019 (online)


This article reports on North America for both the United States (AMIA) and Canada (Digital Health Canada). In both countries there have been significant moves to broaden the scope of the national informatics assocations and increase the range and scope of memberships. Both countries continue to expand their programs, events, and work in areas such as education, certification, and exposure and dissemination of advances at all levels of the healthcare ecosystem.