Achieving a Nationwide Learning Health System

  title={Achieving a Nationwide Learning Health System},
  author={Charles P. Friedman and Adam K Wong and David Blumenthal},
  journal={Science Translational Medicine},
  pages={57cm29 - 57cm29}
An infrastructure that enables secure reuse of patient data can speed the progression of new knowledge from bench to bedside. We outline the fundamental properties of a highly participatory rapid learning system that can be developed in part from meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs). Future widespread adoption of EHRs will make increasing amounts of medical information available in computable form. Secured and trusted use of these data, beyond their original purpose of supporting… 

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