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Using Health Data

The explosion of health-related data has created new opportunities to understand how health care is delivered, paid for and preserved. Health services evidence helps us understand how to identify, validate, share and analyze data to improve health.

Past Event       2018 Health Datapalooza

2018 Health Datapalooza

Harnessing the power of data and technology to improve health for individuals and communities
Date & Time April 26-27, 2018 Location Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C.
Blog Post

Blockchain: Now that you have some understanding about what blockchain is and how it works, what does it mean for health care?

Blockchain has the potential to fundamentally change the way we transact, automating agreements while reducing the need for trust and intermediaries in multi-party transactions- How can you take advantage of blockchain for health-related applications today and in the future?
Publication

How AcademyHealth Worked to Make Health and Health Care Better for Everybody from 2015-2017

This 2015-2017 Progress Report details how AcademyHealth worked with our members, partners, and funders to make both health care and research better all with the aim of making health and health care better for everybody.
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Blog Post

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.