Author Affiliation: Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington.
To improve health care in the United States, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has advanced the “learning health care system”—a place where “each patient-care experience naturally reflects the best available evidence, and, in turn, adds seamlessly to learning what works best in different circumstances.”1,2
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