Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
On August 19, 1981, the American Association for Medical Systems and Informatics (AAMSI) was incorporated. AAMSI's main purpose is to support patient care, teaching, research, and health administration through the development and implementation of computer systems.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Book drafts/galleys, subject files, MYCIN/ON diagnosis decision experiments, research projects and education efforts of the Stanford Medical Computer Science group and later the Stanford Medical Informatics group and Medical Information Sciences Training Program; 1998 Stanford's Introduction to Medical Informatics short course videotapes (26).
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Files related to the first SCAMC (Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care) annual meetings including event planning records and tape recordings of the proceedings and training sessions. Also Orthner's personal/teaching computer 'Hardware Museum' materials--vacuum tubes, transistors, circuit boards, memory and processing chips, network cabling. His teaching materials were discarded at some point and do not survive.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Includes materials from the American College of Medical Informatics Conference on the History of Medical Informatics held at NLM, Nov. 1987; 1 in. videos and audiotapes of the proceedings; books, proceedings, and reports with emphasis on the state of clinical information systems in the mid 1970s; and, unpublished materials such as advertisements for hospital information systems.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Medical informatics pioneer. Contains alphabetical biographical files of leaders in the field of medical informatics--research materials for his secondary history of the discipline.
Donald A.B. Lindberg (1933-) is a scientist who served as the Director of the National Library of Medicine between 1984-2015. Dr. Lindberg pioneered applying computer technology to health care at the University of Missouri and has made notable contributions to information and computer activities in medical diagnosis, artificial intelligence, and educational and outreach programs.
Administrative records, correspondence, medical research files, publications, and speeches document the administrative and medical career of Martin Marc Cummings, Director of the National Library of Medicine from 1964-1984. The bulk of the collection consists of Cummings' administrative files as NLM Director.