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healthcareinformatics

Informatics and Decision Support: Harnessing the power of health information technology to inform clinical decision-making and improve health. Investigators in this area develop, test, disseminate, and evaluate clinical decision tools enabled by the electronic health record to improve patient self-care, quality of care, evidence based decision-making and, ultimately, health outcomes.

Consumer-Driven Benefit Design: Understanding how coverage benefits influence use of health services and patient decision-making. As consumers are increasingly faced with choices in coverage and research in this area seeks to improve the tools designed to aid patients in making decisions about their coverage and maximize the benefit of health insurance for patients. ​