A "learning health care system" uses data to see which therapy provides the best outcome for a set of characteristics such as cell biology and genomic makeup.
Listen to Dr. John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, use his wife’s case as an example of what he refers to as a "learning health care system." Her oncologist queried all the data from all of the Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals to find the medication that would be most effective for cell biology and genomic makeup of her cancer.
Published Date: Aug 29, 2015
Author: Michael Krigsman
Episode ID: 267