Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI)

Improving patient health outcomes by empowering physicians with the clinically valid health care data needed to make informed clinical decisions.

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Data models: We bring data to life

Validating information models is a unique strength of the AMA, and IHMI’s Clinical Review Process (CRG) ensures that information exchanged is complete, accurate and aligned with the needs of the clinician.

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Developing standards for data exchange

IHMI has been recognized as a leading authority on clinical content standards and is contributing to the development and use of clinical content through collaboration with HL7 FHIR, the Gravity Project and others. 

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Providers: Lead a revolution

You’ve spent your whole career documenting clinical encounters into a system. Isn’t it time those systems started to give something back?

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Vendors: Focus on solutions

You want to build the best solution possible without worrying about the underlying data standards. We solve that problem.

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Payers: Leverage more data

You’ve developed extensive data models to understand and predict risk. But what if you had better access to structured, standardized data?

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Partners: Capture the market

You’ve developed models, but what about market adoption? We are developing a platform to get your work evaluated, standardized and adopted.

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Collaborator spotlight

IHMI collaborates on projects with organizations across the health care industry to make health data more useful and actionable.

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Latest IHMI news and information

IHMI develops open data standards and welcomes engagement with collaborators that wish to participate in the development, testing, and in-practice use of IHMI data standards.  IHMI welcomes feedback from all individuals and organizations across the healthcare industry that wish to assist in making health data useful and actionable through the development of data portability standards.  Collaboration does not imply and is not intended as a promotion or endorsement by the American Medical Association (AMA) of any third-party organization, product, or service.