HealthIT Answers February 27, 2024
Jeff Strada

New tools have been developed for researchers and clinicians to access electronic health record (EHR) data in a more productive manner. An awardee of a 2020 ONC Leading Edge Acceleration Project (LEAP) in Health IT, MedStar Health Research, worked in tandem with HealthLab and Georgetown University Medical Center to develop products. This trio created two new data tools which are part of MedStar’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Factories: An Evolving Digital Architecture to Scale Health Research Project. This team designed and created FHIR Factories. FHIR Factories are advanced data platforms that allow researchers easy access to data in standardized formats. In addition, these FHIR Factories allow researchers to conduct extraction and analysis at scale which improves efficiency. The data...

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