Using Electronic Record Data to Encourage Better Care

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2oUxyAO on April 28, 2017 at 04:43PM


This essay explores the potential of smart algorithms built on electronic record data that could make it possible to anticipate a patient’s future health care needs. The author argues that such algorithms, in concert with well-designed reminders and data driven information, could help providers get closer to the goals of safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable care.

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