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Upcoming Event       2018 Annual Research Meeting

2018 Annual Research Meeting

The largest meeting of health services researchers and policy analysts
Date & Time June 24-26, 2018 Location Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington
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Breaking through the hype in health care: What can machine learning really do for your patients?

The holy grail in health care is not fancier technology and tools, it is physician and patient behavior change. Machine learning will truly come of age when it can improve the decision-making of clinicians and patients or improve their efficiency in carrying out the actions that follow from those decisions.
Posted Feb 21, 2018 By Jean Drouin, M.D.
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Health Policy in 2018: Experts Tout State Innovation, Progress on Social Determinants, and Highlight Importance of Evidence in Policymaking

As the country and its leaders consider the future shape and scope of health care coverage, hundreds from across the health policy community converged at the National Health Policy Conference.
Posted Feb 6, 2018 By Bemnet Faris, Lauren Adams, M.A.