Publications and Organizations in Health IT
Advance for Health Information Professionals -- (FREE to all subscribers) is a bi-weekly publication that gives its readers valuable information in the HIM field. Strong editorial relationships with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Association for Medical Transcription (AAMT), along with a distinguished editorial advisory board and industry council, make ADVANCE a leading authority in health information.
Health Data Management -- is a trade magazine that focuses on data management in healthcare but covers all aspects of health-IT
Healthcare Informatics -- is a monthly business magazine that provides timely, high-quality intelligence about information technology for the executives and managers on the IT decision-making team in healthcare facilities and organizations of every type.
iHealthbeat.org -- is an online publication by the California Health Foundation that delivers news on health-IT and its impact on health care.
Informatics in Primary Care -- aims to provide information, help, and guidance to all those concerned with information technology and information management in primary care, both nationally and internationally.
Informatics-Review -- is an electronic serial designed to allow busy medical and information system professionals interested in the latest academic developments in clinical informatics and computing to stay abreast of this rapidly evolving field.
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association -- AMIA's bimonthly journal, JAMIA, presents peer-reviewed articles that assist physicians, informaticians, scientists, nurses, and other health care professionals develop and apply medical informatics to patient care, teaching, research, and health care administration. JAMIA has rapidly established a reputation for presenting high-quality, cutting-edge information. Each issue contains state-of-the-art reviews, discussion forums, and invited editorials presented as brief reviews or full-length papers.
Journal of Medical Internet Research -- founded in 1999, is the first international scientific peer-reviewed journal on all aspects of research, information, and communication in the healthcare field using Internet and Intranet-related technologies.
MD Net Guide -- is a peer-reviewed series of medical journals that cover the nexus of healthcare and technology exclusively for physicians.
American Medical Informatics Association -- is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization of individuals, institutions, and corporations dedicated to developing and using information technologies to improve health care.
American Health Information Management Association -- is the community of professionals engaged in health information management, providing support to members, and strengthening the industry and profession.
ASTM Committee E31 on Healthcare Informatics -- develops standards related to the architecture, content, storage, security, confidentiality, functionality, and communication of information used within healthcare and healthcare decision making, including patient-specific information and knowledge. One such standard is the Continuity of Care Record (CCR).
The California HealthCare Foundation -- is an independent philanthropy committed to improving the way health care is delivered and financed in California, and helping consumers make informed health care and coverage decisions. Formed in 1996, our goal is to ensure that all Californians have access to affordable, quality health care.
Center for Information Technology Leadership -- was chartered in 2002 by Boston-based, nonprofit Partners HealthCare System as a research organization established to help guide the healthcare community in making more informed strategic IT investment decisions.
e-Health Initiative -- The eHealth Initiative and the Foundation for eHealth Initiative are independent, non-profit affiliated organizations whose missions are the same: to drive improvement in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and information technology.
Health Level 7 (HL7) -- provides standards for the exchange, management, and integration of data that support clinical patient care and the management, delivery, and evaluation of healthcare services. Specifically, to create flexible, cost effective approaches, standards, guidelines, methodologies, and related services for interoperability between healthcare information systems.
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society -- is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of human health. Founded in 1961.
Medical Group Management Association -- founded in 1926, is the nation's principal voice for medical group practice. Its mission is to improve the effectiveness of medical group practices and the knowledge and skills of the individuals who manage/lead them.
National Library of Medicine -- is the world's largest medical library. The National Library of Medicine also performs research and development in medical informatics and maintains Medline.