Healthcare Informatics

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Healthcare Informatics Professional Organizations and Societies

Here is a list of some of the Healthcare Professional Organizations and Societies.

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Association for Computing Machinery 

ACM is the world’s first educational and scientific computing society.

ACM, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036, USA
1-800-342-6626 (USA and Canada) or +212-626-0500

Link to ACM for full details.



American Health Information Management Association

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the dynamic professional association that represents more than 45,000 specially educated health information management professionals who work throughout the healthcare industry. Health information management professionals serve the healthcare industry and the public by managing, analyzing, and utilizing data vital for patient care — and making it accessible to healthcare providers when it is needed most.AHIMA233 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2150 Chicago, IL 60601-5800 Link to AHIMA for full details.Upcoming Conventions





AHIMA Convention and Exhibit/Baltimore, MD
AHIMA Convention and Exhibit/Los Angeles, CAAHIMA Convention and Exhibit/Miami, FL

AHIMA Convention and Exhibit/Chicago, IL

October 15-19, 2016

October 7-10, 2017

September 22-27, 2018

September 14-19. 2019



The American Medical Informatics Association

The 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 Medical Informatics Association
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 500
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Office: 301-657-1291
Fax: 301-657-1296
Link to AMIA for full details.

AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 16, 2016 Chicago, Illinois
AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium Nov 4, 2017 – Nov 8, 2017 Washington, DC
AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium Oct 27, 2018 – Oct 31, 2018 San Francisco, California




American Nurses Association

The American Nurses Association is a full-service professional organization representing the nation’s 2.6 million Registered Nurses through its 54 constituent state associations and 9 organizational affiliate members. ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.


 Link to ANA for full details.



Caring, Sharing and Advancing Nursing Informatics

ANIA 2016 Annual Conference

April 21, 2016 to Saturday, April 23, 2016

Location: Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA


ANIA Web Site

ARMA International

ARMA International is a not-for-profit association serving more than 10,000 information management professionals in the United States, Canada, and over 30 other nations. ARMA International members include records and information managers, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, knowledge managers, consultants, and educators.

ARMA International Headquarters Directory

13725 W. 109th St., Suite 101
Lenexa, KS 66215
(800) 422-2762 / (913) 341-3808

 Link to ARMA for full details.




ARMA Live! 2016  Conference 

September 25-27, 2016

San Antonio, TX


American Society for Information Science and Technology

ASIST counts among its membership some 4,000 information specialists from  such fields as computer  science, linguistics, management, librarianship, engineering, law, medicine, chemistry, and education;  individuals who share a common interest in improving the ways society stores, retrieves, analyzes,  manages, archives and disseminates information, coming together for mutual benefit.

American Society for Information Science and Technology
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 510,

Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
Tel. 301-495-0900

 Link to ASIST for full details.

ASTM International

ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevancy, ASTM International standards have an important role in the information infrastructure that guides design, manufacturing and trade in the global economy. Standards developed at ASTM are the work of over 30,000 ASTM members. These technical experts represent producers, users, consumers, government and academia from over 100 countries. Participation in ASTM International is open to all with a material interest, anywhere in the world.

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. Established in 1970, E31 meets semi-annually as a committee in May and November. Members and visitors attend three days of meetings that include technical subcommittee sessions and a plenary meeting. Some subcommittees occasionally meet on an accelerated basis. The committee, with current membership of approximately 270 members, currently holds jurisdiction of over 30 approved standards and additional draft standards. Approved standards are published annually in June in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Volume 14.01.

 Link to ASTM for full details.



Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is the healthcare industry’s only membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of human health.

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1700,
Chicago, IL 60603-5616

Phone: 312/664-HIMSS (312/664-4467)

 Link to HIMSS for full details.
Annual Conference

February 19 – 23, 2017
Orange County Convention Center | Orlando, Florida


Health Level Seven

Health Level Seven is one of several ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organizations (SDOs) operating in the healthcare arena. Health Level Seven’s domain is clinical and administrative data.

Health Level Seven, Inc.
3300 Washtenaw Avenue, Suite 227
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-677-7777 (phone)

 Link to HL7 for full details.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.IEEE-USA
1828 L Street, N.W., Suite 1202
Washington, D.C. 20036-5104
Tel: +1 202 785 0017

 Link to IEEE for full details.


Information Resources Management Association

The Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is an international professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA’s primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals.

Information Resources
Management Association
701 E. Chocolate Avenue
Suite 200 Hershey, PA 17033, USA

Tel: 717.533.8879
Fax: 717.533.8661

Link to IRMA for full details.


Medical Library Association

MLA members provide Resources for Health Consumers  “Quality information for improved health”
Health sciences librarians work in medical schools, hospitals, and other specialized health settings, and provide critical health information to doctors, nurses, and allied health personnel.
 Many health sciences librarians and libraries also provide consumer health information to patients, their families, and the general public.

Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7298

Link to MLA for full details.

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