CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Yearb Med Inform 2020; 29(01): 295-299
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1701969
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart

North American Medical Informatics (NAMI)

Karen Greenwood
1  American Medical Informatics Association, Bethesda, MD, USA
,
Eileen McPhee
2  Digital Health Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
,
Mark Casselman
2  Digital Health Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
,
André Kushniruk
2  Digital Health Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
3  School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
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Publication Date:
17 April 2020 (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 associations 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.