From the International Medical Informatics Association

Medinfo2010 – Programmes on Website

The programme for Medinfo2010 is now available on the website conference website – It contains information on pre-conference tutorials, plenary sessions, major meetings, parallel sessions and social events.

Tutorial registration is open via the Medinfo2010 website; tutorials will take place 11 and 12 September.
Among tutorials are:

  • Open EHR – Clinician-driven EHRs – The open approach;
  • EHR Implementation Tips;
  • Change Management – Working in partnership to reduce conflicts in Health System Implementation;
  • Evaluating Patient Centered HI – Evaluating and designing Patient-centered Health Information Technologies;
  • Clinical Engagement– Clinical Transformation: Towards a Successful Clinical Implementation Tool Kit;
  • Grid Computing;
  • and much more.

Workshops will take place from 11 September.

The full conference programme outline is at

The detailed programme (day by day, including paper timings) is at

The schedule of meetings (s0me of which are open, some of which are by invitation only) is at

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9th Annual HINZ Conference and Exhibition

The 9th Annual HINZ Conference and Exhibition will take place on 2-4 November 2010, in Wellington, New Zealand. For all information please see

The theme for this year is Enabling Clinical Transformation – topics include:

  • Informatics to support clinical networking
  • HL7, practical and implementation guides
  • Telehealth – the next BIG thing
  • The power of personal health records
  • Sharing international views

Plus the NZ Minister of Health, Health and Disability Commissioner and presentations from the newly formed NZ National Health IT Board

The programme will also feature 37 accepted paper and poster presentations and carries 17 CME points.

International speakers include:

  • Yannick Legre, International Health Grid Association
  • John Kokesh and Stewart Ferguson, Alaskan federal Healthcare Access Network
  • Patricia Brennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Peter Murray, Executive Director of IMIA
  • and Tricia Greenhalgh by video presentation.

HINZ ( are looking forward to another record breaking attendance, and a sold out technical exhibition.

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Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI) – IMIA Member Benefits

The peer-reviewed eJournal Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI –, an official journal of IMIA and AMDIS , is a platform that allows sharing of knowledge between clinical medicine and health IT specialists worldwide, as well as bridging gaps between visionary design and successful and pragmatic deployment. The articles of  first two issues (Vol. 0, issue 1, 2009 and Vol. 1, issue 1, 2010) remain freely accessible for download – via ‘Archive’ link on ACI website.

IMIA members’ benefits:
– 50% discount on subscription rate for Individuals; US$ 17,48 instead of US$ 34,45
– 50% discount on subscription rate for Institutions, US$ 401,70 instead of US$ 803,40.

Additional special offer:

– Free access in 2010 for subscribers of Methods of Information in Medicine

Every Wednesday is ACI Day, with the new research articles, reviews, case reports and the latest news

Please contact for further information.

ACI also has growing communities on Facebook – and Twitter –

ACI at Medinfo2010 – Dr Christoph Lehmann, ACI Editor-in-Chief, will give a presentation at the IMIA General Assembly meeting , and Jan Haaf, from Schattauer, will be present at Medinfo2010. There will also be opportunities to meet the editorial team at the IMIA booth in the Medinfo2010 exhibition area.

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