The Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems has announced the nine winners of its 2010 AMDIS Awards, recognizing excellence in applied medical informatics. The Lake Almanor, Calif.-based not-for-profit organization represents more than 1,800 physician leaders in the field of health IT.
The award winners include several chief medical informatics officers and an executive director of a regional health information organization. They are:Russ Cucina, medical director of information technology, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco.C. Martin Harris, chief information officer, Cleveland Clinic, and executive director, e-Cleveland Clinic.Ted Kremer, executive director, Greater Rochester (N.Y.) Health Information Organization.Michael Oppenheim, vice president and chief medical information officer, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, N.Y.Todd Rowland, executive director, HealthLINC, Bloomington, Ind.Chris Snyder, chief medical information officer, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md.Jonathan Sykes, chief medical informatics officer, Allegiance Health, Jackson, Mich.Marilou Terpenning, managing partner, Santa Monica (Calif.) Hematology-Oncology Consultants.Sidna Tulledge-Scheitel, medical director for global products and services, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
This year's winners were chosen from among 63 applicants, and they will be honored July 14 at the 19th annual Physician-Computer Connection Symposium in Ojai, Calif., said Rich Rydell, CEO of AMDIS.