EDM Forum Focuses on Lessons Learned Using Electronic Data
AHRQ this week announced the release of the Electronic Data Methods Forum's (EDM’s) second special supplement with Medical Care, titled “The Electronic Data Methods Forum, 2013: Advancing the National Dialogue on Use of Electronic Clinical Data to Improve Patient Care and Outcomes.” (Plugin Software Help). The supplement features 13 papers that highlight challenges and successes using electronic health records for comparative effectiveness research, standardizing terminologies in adherence, protecting patient privacy, and improving synergy between research and clinical care. AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program established the EDM Forum to advance the national dialogue on use of electronic clinical data to conduct comparative effectiveness research, improve quality, and develop clinical decision support systems. Select to access the supplement.