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Congress’ only female doctor is poised to change the healthcare system

Before joining Congress last year, Democrat Kim Schrier spent two decades counseling anxious parents and caring for sick children in her pediatric practice in Issaquah, Washington. Schrier, 51, took pride in becoming what she called a “de facto grandparent” — she would often be the parents’ first call when their baby was sick or wouldn’t… Read More »

Data-driven healthcare is crucial to build learning health systems

New research by the Regenstrief Institute suggests that the widespread use of electronic health records systems hold the keys to accelerate evidence-generating and evidence-based medicine. EHR systems, now widely deployed and used by provider organizations, can enable broader development of learning health systems, the HIT research organization contends. As a consequence of nearly universal adoption… Read More »