Toward a science of learning systems: a research agenda for the high-functioning Learning Health System

  title={Toward a science of learning systems: a research agenda for the high-functioning Learning Health System},
  author={Charles P. Friedman and Joshua Rubin and Jeffrey S. Brown and Melinda Buntin and Milton Corn and Lynn Etheredge and Carl A. Gunter and Mark A. Musen and Richard Platt and William W. Stead and Kevin J. Sullivan and Douglas Van Houweling},
OBJECTIVE The capability to share data, and harness its potential to generate knowledge rapidly and inform decisions, can have transformative effects that improve health. The infrastructure to achieve this goal at scale--marrying technology, process, and policy--is commonly referred to as the Learning Health System (LHS). Achieving an LHS raises numerous scientific challenges. MATERIALS AND METHODS The National Science Foundation convened an invitational workshop to identify the fundamental… CONTINUE READING
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