Policy Recommendations For Informatics-Enabled Evidence Generation Across The US Health System

A new white paper from the American Medical Informatics Association describes possibilities for generating new data to inform evidence-based medicine, thereby enabling learning health systems. Improved public policies could better harmonize data standards allowing organizations to accelerate biomedical discovery, facilitate translation of findings to improve the health of individuals and populations, and share research data sets and findings more easily. 

The paper can be obtained at https://www.amia.org/sites/default/files/Reimagining-the-Research-Practice-Relationship-AMIA-Policy-Meeting-Paper-2016_0.pdf.