Quality and Safety

Applying Innovation to the Work of Government: A Case Study of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

Bringing Knowledge Home

In the next 10 years, data and the ability to analyze them will do for doctors’ minds what X-ray and medical imaging have done for their vision. How? By turning data into actionable information. Take, for instance, IBM’s intelligent supercomputer, Watson. Watson can...
Applying Innovation to the Work of Government: A Case Study of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

Care Transformation at Emory Hospital

The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) release of the reports To Err is Human and Crossing the Quality Chasm in 1999 and 2001, respectively, were markers of a tipping point in U.S. health care. Prior to that time, “quality” in health care had largely been defined by...

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