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(@rakeshgoyal) kudos icon +

Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Moonshot: Turning the BMT EMR into a Research Record

The critical challenge is to develop a standards-based BMT electronic medical record (EMR) and integrate research capacity into the architecture of EMR systems. The ultimate goal would be to build de-identified complete data-sets which can be used to support observational studies and clinical trials, improve transplant outcomes and inform public policy.


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(@neil.zakai) kudos icon +

Goal 1: Promote Human Health

Using the Electronic Health Record to improve population and individual health.

Every year millions of individuals suffer diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood. Some diseases have centralized care but rare diseases and diseases treated by a variety of provider types are difficult to study.

The electronic health record feels primarily a tool for billing rather than for improving individual and population health. The challenges are::
1. How can we structure a clinical health record which can... more »


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(@anna.adachimejia) kudos icon +

Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Design interventions to improve sleep hygiene

Inadequate sleep is associated with risk of obesity. Electronic media devices interfere with our ability to sleep well - they delay sleep, interrupt sleep, and affect sleep quality. However these devices are addictive and ubiquitous. Can we develop interventions to help people obtain adequate sleep?


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