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Director's Letter by David Atkins, M.D., M.P.H., Director, HSR&D
Embracing "Big Data" and Data Science
Stephan Fihn, M.D., M.P.H., VHA Office of Analytics and Business Intelligence,
"Big Data" Challenges for Health
David Atkins, M.D., M.P.H., HSR&D, Washington, D.C.
Using Big Data Meaningfully to Improve
Quality and Safety at the Point of Care
Hardeep Singh, M.D., M.P.H., Houston VA Center for Innovation in Quality, Effectiveness
and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas and Dean F.
Sittig, Ph.D., University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston, Texas
Opportunities for Big Data Research in VA
Adi V. Gundlapalli, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., Salt Lake Informatics, Decision
Enhancement, and Analytic Sciences Center (IDEAS 2.0), VA Salt Lake City
Health Care System, Salt Lake City, Utah
Predictive Analytics for Population
Surveillance and Personalized Medicine:
The Example of Acute Kidney Injury
Michael E. Matheny, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., Geriatric Research Education Clinical
Center, VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee
Ideas 2.0 Center: An Engine for Change
by Matt Samore, M.D., HSR&D Informatics, Decision-Enhancement, and Analytic
Sciences Center, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, Utah