Society for Medical Informatics in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BHSMI) was established in 1987 by professionals in medical informatics and healthcare management. BHSMI actively supports research & development of healthcare management and IT applications in healthcare, medical practice and scientific publishing.
BHSMI is a longstanding member of several international organisations such as EFMI (European Federation for Medical Informatics), IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association), ISFTeH (International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth), AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association), EHMA (European Health Management Association) and HITM (European Association of Healthcare IT Managers). Scientific publishing is actively supported by management and publication of BHSMI official journal – Acta Informatica Medica (Acta Inform Med) – a peer-reviewed and open access journal.
BHSMI activities and interests are mainly in improvement of healthcare services, healthcare data analysis, medical documentation, electronic health records, telehealth, clinical decision-making, artificial intelligence, expert systems, scientific editing, eLearning, biomedical databases, information and communication technologies, health information systems and others.