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In the quickly evolving world of health data, new and innovative tools are emerging to analyze the vast scores of data being produced. Health services researchers are developing and evaluating new tools to improve the analysis of Big Data to inform policy and action.

Past Event

HSRProj Back to School Webinar: How to Search, Communicate, and Disseminate Your Research

This introductory seminar explored effective search, communication, and dissemination strategies and provided an overview of resources publicly available through the National Library of Medicine for public health and health services and policy researchers to use in their work.
Date & Time August 21, 2019, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET Location Online
Blog Post

Government Policy Framework for Artificial Intelligence Science & Technology Taking Shape

Greg Downing, AcademyHealth senior scholar in residence and Founder of Innovation Horizons, LLC, outlines recent policy directives related to artificial intelligence, shares digital health and health policy experts’ perspectives on them, and highlights key takeaways for health care policymakers and researchers.
Posted Jun 20, 2019 By Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D.
Blog Post       How Public Funders are Thinking about Research Impact Assessment and Considerations for Researchers

How Public Funders are Thinking about Research Impact Assessment and Considerations for Researchers

Understanding the uptake and use of health services research is a challenging endeavor for funders and researchers alike. This post highlights public funder perspectives on research impact assessment and offers considerations for researchers seeking to increase the impact of their work.
Posted May 23, 2019 By Megan Collado, M.P.H.
Blog Post

Breaking through the hype in health care: What can machine learning really do for your patients?

The holy grail in health care is not fancier technology and tools, it is physician and patient behavior change. Machine learning will truly come of age when it can improve the decision-making of clinicians and patients or improve their efficiency in carrying out the actions that follow from those decisions.
Posted Feb 21, 2018 By Jean Drouin, M.D.