The central goal of the annual Conference on Health IT & Analytics is to develop a health information technology and analytics (HIT+A) research agenda that supports national efforts to create a learning health system that produces evidence to make health care safer, of higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable.
This project will enhance novel algorithms for matching patient health information across data sources, implement them, and evaluate their accuracy.
The Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum facilitated learning and collaboration among researchers and other key stakeholders who are generating the data, methods, and knowledge needed to build learning health systems that will improve patient care and outcomes.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Clinical Decision Support Learning Network (PCOR CDS-LN) will explore the facilitators and barriers to the use of PCOR findings in CDS software and will formulate recommendations for ways to increase the uptake and use of CDS incorporating PCOR findings.
This project piloted an embodied conversational agent to support shared decisionmaking for prostate cancer treatment and found that the tools was technically feasible however, many men preferred receiving information from their providers.