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ANIA Annual Conference @ Hilton New Orleans Riverside New Orleans, Louisiana
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm

About Us

The American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) is the association of professional nurses and associates who:

Are committed to their specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom in nursing and informatics practice
Identify informatics practice as a specialty that is essential to the delivery of high quality, and cost-effective health care
Are committed to their professional development and seek to actively engage in a community of like-minded professionals
Use informatics to improve the health of populations, communities, families and individuals by optimizing information management and communication (ANA, 2008*) ANIA

ANIA Mission: To advance nursing informatics through education, research, and practice in all roles and settings.

ANIA Vision: To be the organization of choice to advance nursing informatics.

ANIA is an organization originally founded in 1982 as the Capital Area Roundtable on Informatics in Nursing (CARING). CARING was developed and organized by nurses in 1982 as a non-profit undertaking to provide a forum for the advancement of automated healthcare information systems.

In 1992 the American Nursing Informatics Association was formed in Southern California to provide networking, education and information resources that enrich and strengthen the roles of nurses in the field of informatics.

The idea of a merger between the two organizations (ANIA and CARING) began in 2005 with discussions between both Boards of Directors. In 2007 the organizations held their first joint annual conference and officially merged in 2010. After much thought and discussion, the Board of Directors proposed to change the official organization name to the “American Nursing Informatics Association” (ANIA) with a logo tagline of “where caring and technology meet.” This name change retains the history of both organizations with an easily recognizable and intuitive national name for future growth. For more information on the background of ANIA, visit our History section.

Membership has broadened to include an estimated 3,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals in informatics practice and includes roles in: system design and implementation, education, research (analysis and evaluation), standards and policy development, quality improvement, as well as those in management and administration.

Today, membership is open to nurses and other professionals interested in informatics nursing. Corporations and individual corporate representatives are also welcomed as members.ANIA

The Medical Capital Innovation Competition @ The Global Center for Health Innovation
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm


Healthcare generates vast amounts of big data. Organizations are actively seeking solutions that will unlock the true potential of this data and turn it into actionable tools that will change the landscape of healthcare.

Introducing The Medical Capital Innovation Competition to be held April 25-26, 2017 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, Cleveland OH in the HIMSS Innovation Center. Where innovators with big ideas on the collection, management, analysis and optimization of healthcare big data can submit their idea(s) and present their innovation.

With $100,000 in cash prizes, the competition will reward the best innovations with meaningful funding, mentoring, and potential access to three world class healthcare systems and collaborators who can turn big ideas into new big business realities. The Medical Capital Innovation Competition is open to and encourages participation from professional and collegiate teams.


The Medical Capital is a leading biomedical location and a hotbed of global health innovation. It capitalizes on a vibrant biomedical industry with 700+ companies (including Charles River Labs, Medtronic and IBM Watson Health) and world-renowned clinical, research and education institutions such as Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals and many others. Learn more about the Medical Capital.

Health Datapalooza 2017 @ Washington Hilton
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day

Health Datapalooza brings together a diverse audience of over 1,600 people from the public and private sectors to learn how health and health care can be improved by harnessing the power of data.

The conference brings data to life in ways that matter in health and health care. Each year, the meeting serves as a trusted gathering place for thought creators and innovators that build momentum toward a vibrant health information economy. This year’s conference promises to bring new energy to an action-packed event featuring top speakers representing a variety of industries.

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iHealth 2017 Clinical Informatics Conference | AMIA @ Loews Philadelphia Hotel
May 2 – May 4 all-day

iHealth 2017 Clinical Informatics Conference

May 02 – 04, 2017

About the Conference

iHealth is where clinicians, informatics professionals and other interested parties* convene, share, and learn about improving team-based, integrated health care driven by data and evidence to impact outcomes for patients, families, and communities.

Covering a spectrum of issues–from developing and incorporating patient engagement strategies, to analyzing population health data, to using innovative mHealth solutions–the goal of AMIA’s iHealth 2017 Clinical Informatics Conference is to provide a forum for both evidence- and experience-based clinical informatics that will contribute to improvements in health and health care.


Victoria L. Tiase, MSN, RN-BC
Director, Informatics Strategy
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


David M. Liebovitz, MD, FACP

Chief Medical Information Officer
Associate Professor of Medicine
The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences

Who Should Attend

Clinicians, informatics professionals and other interested parties* committed to improving health care through Health IT systems deployment, projects, programs, or initiatives.

iHealth 2017 Registration

Full registration fees for members, non-members, and speakers cover all events except for tutorials, designated affiliate events, and selected special events.

Registration Rates

(by March 16)
(by April 20)
(after April 20)
Member $745 $870 $1020
Non-Member $1120 $1120 $1320
Author Member $695 $820 $970
Author Non-member $1070 $1070 $1270
Student $430 $540 $645

Download printable registration form

Member Rates

Member rates apply to anyone who has a full AMIA membership for 2017 ($350 dues). They do not apply to the trial membership and the affiliate membership.

Author Rates

Author rates apply to all authors of iHealth 2017 accepted workshops, and panels, and to primary authors of accepted presentations and posters. Author rates do not apply to secondary authors.

Student Rates

Student rates are for full-time students. They do not apply to part-time students. All students MUST present proof of student status including both a photocopy of a current, valid student ID plus a letter from the university/college registrar’s office verifying current full-time enrollment in a degree or post-doctoral program at the time of the iHealth 2017 Clinical Informatics Conference.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of a conference registration does not constitute cancellation of a hotel room. Please be sure to handle both separately. Cancellation and refund requests must be received by AMIA in writing (e-mail your request or fax it to 301-657-1296. By March 17, 2017: Full refund minus $50 processing fee. Between March 10, 2017 and April 14, 2017: 50% refund. After April 14: No refunds will be issued. However, registrations can be transferred to another member of your organization.

Transfer of Paid Registrations Policy

Registrants who are unable to attend the meeting may transfer their registration to another person. Transfer of registration must be in writing and received by the AMIA office by April 14, 2017 or presented on-site. If a member registration is transferred to a non-member, that person will have to pay the difference between the member and the non-member rates.


Online registration is for credit card payment only. If you would like to pay by check, purchase order, or wire transfer, send or fax the print registration form to the AMIA office.

Questions? Contact Lauren Koleszar, Meetings and Exhibits Coordinator,, phone 301-657-5903 or fax it to 301-657-1296.

WEDI 2017 @ Loews Hollywood
May 15 @ 5:00 am – May 18 @ 9:00 pm

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is the leading authority on the use of Health IT to improve healthcare information exchange in order to enhance the quality of care, improve efficiency and to reduce costs of the American healthcare system. Formed in 1991 by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), WEDI was named in the 1996 HIPAA legislation as an advisor to HHS and continues to fulfill that role today.

Serving as a private and public industry solution to critical healthcare problems, WEDI is a coalition comprised of a cross-section of the healthcare industry: doctors, hospitals, health plans, laboratories, pharmacies, clearinghouses, dentists, vendors, government regulators and other industry stakeholders.

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Related Files:

National Conference 2017 Agenda
2017 Sponsorship Prospectus

Registration Includes:
Full conference registration gives attendees access to:
– Monday’s Pre-Conference Forum on Cybersecurity (12:30pm- 5:00pm)
– Tuesday and Wednesday sessions, meal functions and the welcome reception
– Thursday’s WEDI Workgroup Planning Meetings

Who Should Attend:
Health IT Professionals including but not limited to:
• Corporate Level Executives (CEO, CFO, CHIO, CTO, CIO, CISO, etc)
• Senior Executive/ Management (R&D, Product Development, Info Security)
• Director Level (Medical Affairs, Health IT, R&C, Information Services, eHealth Standards)
• Plus, EDI Professionals, Solutions and Systems Analysts, Policy Advisors, Project Managers)

Meeting Attire:
Attire for the conference is business casual

Early Registration Fees:
These fees are available through 03/31/2017
Name Price Available To
Early Bird $999.00 Member
Early Bird (Non-Members) $1,199.00 Non-Members
Registration Fees:
These fees are available through 05/19/2017
Name Price Available To
Members $1,199.00 Members
Non-Members $1,399.00 Non-Members
Government $599.00 Government Members
Pre-Conference Forum on Cybersecurity $250.00 Members & Non-Members
TEDMED 2017 @ La Quinta Resort and Club
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day
TEDMED 2017 @ La Quinta Resort and Club | La Quinta | California | United States

Who We Are

TEDMED is the independent health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference, dedicated to “ideas worth spreading.” TED Talks have been viewed online over two billion times around the world. TEDMED is a non-profit that is wholly owned by The TEDMED Foundation, a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.

Created by TED’s founder, TEDMED convenes and curates extraordinary people and ideas from all disciplines both inside and outside of medicine in pursuit of unexpected connections that accelerate innovation in health and medicine. Best known for our annual event, TEDMED is a year-round global community.

What We Do

TEDMED bridges the gap between science and the public by finding and sharing stories that inform, inspire, engage and provoke action across a broad, passionate community both inside and outside of health and medicine. TEDMED values inclusiveness, multi-disciplinary collaboration and diversity in its mission to catalyze a healthier world.

Our annual event brings the world together to focus on what’s new and important in health and medicine. We forge partnerships with industry leaders, medical research institutions, think tanks, government agencies and foundations, to ensure that cutting-edge biomedical thinking, innovation in healthcare and large scale global public health opportunities are shared across disciplines and made accessible to the public at large.

Year-round, TEDMED engages a community of dedicated change-makers in dynamic conversations through social media, TEDMED Talks and a variety of programmatic efforts leveraging dynamic partnerships.

A healthy society is everyone’s business. That’s why TEDMED speakers are thought leaders and accomplished individuals from every sector of society, both inside and outside of medicine. Whether they come from science, business, academia, government, law, media or the arts – whether they are doctors, patients or Muppets – the extraordinary voices of the TEDMED stage unlock our imaginations. They inspire new thinking that can lead to a healthier world. ​

A single session of TEDMED might include a Nobel Prize-winning researcher, a dance troupe, a health activist, a venture capitalist and a brilliant young medical student. Each is selected because they have an amazing story to share…and a different way of looking at the world.

The Schedule

Wednesday NOV 1

  • 12:00 – 10:00 pm

    Early Check-in

  • 5:00 – 8:00 pm

    Opening Session
    Interactive Dinner Theatre

  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm

    Opening Reception
    Main Lawn

  • 10:00 – Midnight

    After-hours Drinks and Conversation
    The Plaza

Thursday NOV 2

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am

    TEDMED Health

  • 7:00 – 8:00 am

    The Hive

  • 8:00 – 10:00 am

    Session 2

  • 10:00 – 10:30 am

    Networking Break
    The Hive

  • 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

    Session 3

  • 12:15 – 2:00 pm

    Main Lawn

  • 2:00 – 3:45 pm

    Session 4

  • 4:00 – 6:00 pm

    Networking & Meetups
    The Hive

  • 6:00 – 8:00 pm

    Session 5

  • 8:00 – 10:00

    Evening Celebration
    The Main Lawn

  • 10:00 – Midnight

    After-hours Drinks and Conversation
    The Plaza

Friday NOV 3

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am

    TEDMED Health

  • 7:30 – 9:00 am

    The Hive

  • 9:00 – 10:45 am

    Session 6

  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Lunch & Meetups
    The Hive

  • 1:00 – 2:30 pm

    Closing Session

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