Adapting electronic health records to assist research

Dr. Demetrius Maraganore of the North Shore University Healthcare System is trying to adapt the electronic medical record to make it easier to enroll patients in clinical trials and track their progress. This will ease researchers in their ability to organize the massive data sets, however this may pose a challenge when blinded studies rely on de-identified information. Overall, a positive step for clinical research!

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20151024/MAGAZINE/310249996/modifying-the-ehr-to-ease-research

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