From wearables to electronic medical records, data on health and health care has myriad sources and uses. AcademyHealth programs and the community of health services researchers are looking at evidence on how to evaluate and use data from a wide variety of sources.
Research in a special issue sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality highlights new data insights and capabilities that respond to rapid change in the way researchers, clinicians, patients, policymakers and others use data to transform health care.
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
In a recent article, Gregory Downing, AcademyHealth senior scholar, talks with Medstar’s chief futurist and entrepreneur-in-residence John Lock about the future of data, technology, and innovation in health care.
When it comes to harnessing the power of data for tangible change, challenges range from the cultural to the technical. This post focuses on a new opportunity from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that addresses perhaps the most critical step in this effort: data access.