Evidence, Data, & Methods to Build Learning Health Systems of the Future

The EDM Forum facilitates learning and collaboration among researchers and other key stakeholders who are generating the data, methods and evidence needed to build learning health systems that will improve patient care and outcomes. Read More


Register Today: Webinars on Crowd-Sourcing Data Abstraction and Using Data to Understand Disparities

There's still time to register for our upcoming webinars on crowd-sourcing data abstraction (October 15) and using data to understand disparities (October 21). Due to technology upgrades that support our website and operations, online registration for this webinar will be offline beginning on the evening of Thursday, October 9. If you would like to register for this webinar after Thursday, October 9, please email Nina.Bhattacharya@academyhealth.org.

Opportunity: New Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Care Policy

National Pharmaceutical Council and the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health are pleased to announce a post-doctoral fellowship addressing the policy implications of: a) the changing health care landscape and assessing value in this new environment, b) variation in treatment effect across different patient populations, and c) the appropriate role and use of real-world evidence for payers and other policymakers. Deadline for application is January 15, 2015.

For Public Comment: PCORI Proposal for Peer Review and Release of Research Findings

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is accepting public comment on its draft Proposal for Peer Review of Primary Research and Public Release of Research Findings. The draft proposal outlines how PCORI plans to meet its legislative mandate for peer-reviewing the primary research it has funded and making those findings publicly available in a format useful to patients, clinicians, and others. Deadline for comment is November 7, 2014.


New! eGEMs Special Issue

Sustaining the Effective Use of Health Care Data

Dr. Adam Wilcox

Ever wondered how the HMO Research Network, the DARTNet Institute, i2b2, and successful registries build and sustain thriving collaborations? eGEMs' new special issue presents a groundbreaking collection of papers that highlights promising business models and partner strategies to achieve sustainability. Guest editor Dr. Adam Wilcox, Director of Medical Informatics at Intermountain Healthcare, brings together the perspectives of leaders in the field to share stories of successful efforts and ongoing challenges faced by collaborators using electronic data to generate the evidence needed to improve health.

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AcademyHealth’s EDM Forum was created through a cooperative agreement from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Grant #U13 HS19564-010. Ongoing support for the EDM Forum comes from AHRQ Grant #U18 HS022789-01.