Envisioning the Learning Health System



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Dr. Charles Friedman
Josiah Macy Jr. Professor of Medical Education
Chair, Department of Learning Health Sciences, Medical School
Professor of Information and Public Health
University of Michigan
Editor-in-Chief: Learning Health Systems

This presentation will describe a Learning Health System in terms of data-driven health improvement cycles directed by multi-stakeholder learning communities, with all cycles supported by shared socio-technical infrastructure. This depiction will help clarify the distinctions between Learning Health Systems and other approaches to health and health care improvement.