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JULY 2003

July 16-19, 2003, Making Informatics Work for Nursing: Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics, Baltimore, MD. Sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 West Lombard St., Suite 375, Baltimore, MD 21201. FMI telephone: 410-706-3767; e-mail:; Web:



August 9-16, 2003, Eleventh European Summer School of Nursing Informatics, Geneva, Switzerland. Sponsored by ESSONI, Nursing Informatics Europe, Swiss Nursing Informatics, and University Hospitals Geneva. FMI contact Tony Paget, School of Health Science, University of Wales, Morriston Hospital Campus, Swansea SA6 6NL, UK; telephone: +44 (0)1792 703771; e-mail:; Web:


August 14-16, 2003, RHFM Ninth Annual International Symposium and Workshop, Baltimore, MD. Sponsored by the International Society for Research in Healthcare Financial Management and Florida International University. FMI contact Dana A. Forgione, Director, The Tasco Building, 6600 York Road, Suite 107, Baltimore, MD 21212; telephone: 305-348-2861; e-mail:; Web:



September 7-9, 2003, On Par With Quality-National Association of Healthcare Quality 28th Annual Educational Conference, Phoenix, AZ. Sponsored by NAHQ, 4700 W. Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025. FMI telephone: 800-966-9392; e-mail:; Web:


September 18-20, 2003, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy, Washington, D.C. Sponsored by ASAP, 492 Norristown Road, Suite 160, Blue Bell, PA 19422. FMI telephone: 610-825-7783; Web:


September 22-24, 2003, 2003 Online Learning Conference and Expo, Los Angeles, CA. Sponsored by VNU Business Media, 50 South Ninth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402. FMI telephone: 612-333-0471; toll-free: 800-328-4329; e-mail:; Web:



Event Rescheduled for October/November- Exact Date TBA: International Mobile Informatics Conference in Healthcare (IMICH 2003), Halifax, Nova Scotia. Sponsored by PDACortex, the Journal of Mobile Informatics, online at; PDA Verticals Corporation, 11415 NE 128th Street Suite B, Kirkland, WA 98034. FMI contact Ken McGowan,


October 7-9, 2003, ContentWorld 2003: Leveraging Content in the Organization, Los Angeles, CA. Sponsored by Content World LLC, 14510 Big Basin Way #264, Saratoga, CA 95070. FMI telephone: 408-445-2646; Web:


October 8-11, 2003, Fashioning the Future: Enhancing Care Through Nursing Health Services Research-National Nursing Administration Research Conference, Chapel Hill, NC. Sponsored by the University of North Carolina School of Nursing Continuing Education Program, CB 7460, Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460. FMI telephone: 919-966-3638; e-mail:; Web:


October 9-11, 2003, MedInf'2003, Craiova, Romania. Sponsored by the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania, in cooperation with the International Medical Information Association, European Federation of Medical Informatics, and the Society for the Internet in Medicine. FMI e-mail:; Web:


October 12-15, 2003, HELINA (HEalth INformatics in Africa) 2003: Information and Communication Technology in the Fight Against HIV/AIDs, Johannesburg, South Africa. Sponsored by the International Medical Informatics Association, 5782 - 172 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6M 1B4, Canada; telephone: 780-489-4531; e-mail:; Web: For conference information or registration, contact the Conference Secretariat, Ms. Debbie Leak, Medical Research Council, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg, SA 7505; telephone: +27 21 938 0554; e-mail:


October 18-22, 2003, Ninth European Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Protaras, Cyprus. Sponsored by Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Europe. FMI contact Conference Secretariat, Top Kinisis Travel Ltd, P.O. Box 27031, 1641, Nicosia, Cyprus; telephone: +357 22 713716; e-mail:; Web:


October 18-23, 2003, AHIMA 75th Anniversary National Convention and Exhibit, Minneapolis, MN. Sponsored by American Health Information Management Association, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2150, Chicago, IL 60601-5800. FMI contact AHIMA, telephone: 312-233-1100; e-mail:; Web:


October 26-29, 2003, Nursing Management Congress 2003, San Diego, CA. Sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 530 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. FMI contact K. Cousart, telephone: 800-346-7844, ext. 7798; e-mail:; Web:



November 8-12, 2003, American Medical Informatics Association 2003 Symposium, Washington, DC. Sponsored by AMIA, 4915 St. Elmo Avenue, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: 301-657-1291; e-mail:; Web:


November 12-15, 2003, National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, Baltimore, MD. Sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 530 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. FMI contact Kelly Landis, telephone: 800-346-7844, ext. 7798; e-mail:; Web: http://www.ncnpconference. com/.



December 4-6, 2003, MedNet 2003: Internet in Health for All, 8th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland. Sponsored by Health on the Net Foundation and the Society for the Internet in Medicine. Call for abstracts closes August 15. FMI visit the MedNet 2003 site, For accommodations and registration, contact Spectrum Events Ag, Rue du Mont Blanc 17, 1201 Geneva; Frederic Bron or Sabrina Migani; telephone: +41-22-908-69-80; Fax:+41-22-908-69-89; e-mail:


December 10-12, 2003, The Society We Want: World Summit on the Information Society, Geneva, Switzerland. Sponsored by the World Federation of Engineering Organizations Committee on Information and Communication, the International Telecommunication Union, and endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly. FMI, contact Executive Secretariat - Civil Society Division, I.T.U. Headquarters, Place des Nations, 1211 Geneva 20 - Switzerland; telephone: +41 22 - 730 63 04; e-mail:; Web:




January 22-24, 2004, American Society for Automation in Pharmacy Technology Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL. Sponsored by ASAP, 492 Norristown Road, Suite 160, Blue Bell, PA 19422. FMI telephone: 610-825-7783; Web:


MARCH 2004

March 24-27, 2004, Second Biennial Conference of the NANDA, NIC & NOC Alliance, Chicago, IL. Sponsored by NANDA-International, 1211 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. FMI telephone: 215-545-8105; e-mail:; Web: