The Alliance of Medical Internet Professionals is an Internet-based organization formed to connect Medical Internet Professionals globally. The objective is to improve the quality of healthcare to people around the world. The organization endeavours to discover innovative methods for applying Internet technology in the practice of medicine.
The AMIP Home page states that the organization “was inspired by successes in the “Open Source” computer community, most notably the Linux community. We aim to apply their example to the medical community by stimulating sharing of ideas and expertise to improve communication, collaboration, and cooperation among medical professionals to solve the complex problems facing medicine.”