The IMIA Vision

    The International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) is the world body for health and biomedical informatics. As an 'association of associations', IMIA acts as a bridging organisation, bringing together the constituent organisations and their members. IMIA provides leadership and expertise to the multidisciplinary, health focused community and to policy makers, to enable the transformation of healthcare in accord with the world-wide vision of improving the health of the world population.

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    Call for Nominations: IMIA François Grémy Award of Excellence 2015 (

    The IMIA François Grémy Award of Excellence committee is pleased to announce that the call for nominations  is open. The closing date for receipt of nominations and all supporting materials is February 28, 2015. The committee will consider all nominations and reach a decision by March 15, 2015, for report to the IMIA Board meeting of March 22, 2015.

    Nominations have no specific format, but must include sufficient information and supporting details about the nominee to both demonstrate how they meet the primary criterion and allow their nomination to be judged against others. They should contain, at a minimum:

    • a one page summary of the nominee’s most important accomplishments/contributions;
    • a current CV; and
    • 2-3 letters of support from named referees, or nominator and seconders.

    See further information at and Nominations should be sent to the IMIA Office via email:

    IMIA Yearbook 2014 on PubMed Central (

    The IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics is now available on PubMed Central. See for the link to contents. Currently, only the 2014 edition of the IMIA Yearbook is available via this route.The Yearbook 2014 is also available directly from our publishers, Schattauer, at

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