European Federation for Medical Informatics

The European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) is a non-profit organization, which was conceived at a meeting, assisted by the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization (WHO), in Copenhagen, (Denmark, Europe), in September 1976.


The EFMI wants to:

  • advance international co-operation and dissemination of information in Medical Informatics in Europe
  • promote high standards in the application of medical informatics
  • promote research and development in medical informatics
  • encourage high standards in education in medical informatics
  • function as the autonomous European Regional Council of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA)


  • Working Group Medical Informatics (AKMI) of the Austrian Society for Biomedical Engineering ÖGBMT) and of the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) (Austria)
  • Belgian Medical Informatics Association (Belgium)
  • Society for Medical Informatics of Bosnia & Herzegovina (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
  • Croatian Society for Medical Informatics (Croatia)
  • The Cyprus Society of Medical Informatics (Cyprus)
  • Czech Society for Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics (Czech Republic)
  • The Danish Society for Medical Informatics (Denmark)
  • Finnish Social and Health Informatics Association (FinnSHIA) (Finland)
  • French Medical Informatics Association (AIM) (France)
  • German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (Germany)
  • Greek Health Informatics Association (Greece)
  • National Institute for Strategic Health Research (Hungary)
  • Icelandic Society of Information Processing (Iceland)
  • Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland (Ireland)
  • The Israeli Association for Medical Informatics (Israel)
  • Italian Medical Informatics Society (AIIM) (Italy)
  • State Medical and Pharmaceutical University "N. Testemitanu" (Moldova, Republic of)
  • VMBI, Society for Healthcare Informatics (Netherlands)
  • Norwegian Society for Medical Informatics (Norway)
  • The Technical University of Lodz (Politechnika Łódzka) (Poland)
  • Faculty of Medicine of Oporto University (Portugal)
  • Romanian Society of Medical Informatics (Romania)
  • N. N. Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute (Russian Federation)
  • Association for Medical Informatics of Serbia (Serbia)
  • Slovenian Medical Informatics Association (SIMIA) (Slovenia)
  • Spanish Society of Health Informatics (Spain)
  • Swedish Federation for Medical Informatics (SFMI) (Sweden)
  • Swiss Society for Medical Informatics (Switzerland)
  • Turkish Medical Informatics Association (TurkMIA) (Turkey)
  • The Ukraine Association for "Computer Medicine" (UACM) (Ukraine)
  • British Computer Society Health Informatics Forum (BCSHIF) (United Kingdom)

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