What’s Next for the eGEMs Community
eGEMs, in close partnership with our key sponsor and publisher, AcademyHealth, has provided a window to the transformational impact of electronic health data (EHD) on how we pursue health and deliver healthcare. A new commentary from executive editor Paul Wallace traces key milestones in that journey and announces the next chapter for this community and the critical work it produces.
Posted on 17 May 2019
New Special Issue Highlights Health Care Transformation through Delivery System Research
The special issue, entitled "Health Care Transformation through Delivery System Research," commemorates 25 years of the HCSRN, a group of research departments from some of the nation's best and most innovative health care systems. Read more about it here
Posted on 09 Apr 2019
Celebrate International Open Access Week with eGEMs!
In celebration of international Open Access Week, eGEMs’ “Better Decisions Together” editor Jessica Ancker highlights the importance of open knowledge for patients. Read more here
Posted on 24 Oct 2018
eGEMs and AHRQ Seek Submissions for New Special Issue
eGEMs has opened a new call for papers
for an upcoming special issue seeking to help AHRQ achieve new data insights and capabilities and prepare for the future given the rapid changes in how researchers, clinicians, patients, policymakers, and others are using data to transform health care.
Posted on 27 Sep 2018
eGEMs Launches New Discussion Features
eGEMs is pleased to announce the launch of a new discussion feature on our site for all published articles. We hope that the new features will allow readers and authors to interact in meaningful ways, while creating useful conversations around the timely topics covered in eGEMs. To join the conversation, just look for the "Discussions" or “Comments” tab on each paper's landing page.
Individual comments will be moderated by eGEMs' editors and staff to ensure that they are relevant and that they adhere to Disqus' Basic Rules. Authors will receive notifications when a new comment appears related to their article so that they have the chance to join the discussion and respond directly to reader questions. The new features are enabled by Disqus, a web service which allows users to log in via prominent social media apps like Twitter, Facebook, and Google.
Click here for a full list of recent articles: https://egems.academyhealth.org/articles/
Posted on 07 Aug 2018
New Research Emphasizes Patients’ Role in Designing & Testing New Information Tools
The first papers published in the ongoing section, Better Decisions Together
, in AcademyHealth’s open access, peer-reviewed journal eGEMs highlight work to advance patient-centered clinical decision support.
Posted on 13 Jul 2018
New Call for Papers: Sharing Insights from the HCSRN
eGEMs is now seeking submissions
for a new special issue highlighting the work of members of the Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) to improve health outcomes and the performance of the health system by leveraging electronic health data.
Posted on 23 Apr 2018
Patient-Centered Decision Support - deadline extended
Our “Better Decisions Together” Call for Papers has been extended to Feb. 16. Read the full call and submit your manuscript
Posted on 31 Jan 2018
Publish Your Work on Patient-Centered Decision Support
Our new “Better Decisions Together” Call for Papers closes Jan. 31. Read the full call and submit your manuscript
Posted on 11 Dec 2017
RTI and AcademyHealth Partner to Advance Evidence on Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support
eGEMs will launch a new special section to help disseminate research findings. Read all the details here
Posted on 06 Oct 2017
Paul Wallace Named Executive Editor of eGEMs
AcademyHealth announced Paul Wallace, M.D., as the new executive editor eGEMs. A national leader in population health research and the use of evidence to improve health care, Wallace was also an early advocate for the use of electronic health data for delivery system transformation.
Posted on 10 Feb 2017
New York City Macroscope Paper Series
Read a new set of papers on NYC's first electronic health record surveillance system. NYC Macroscope complements traditional methods of monitoring the health of a population, such as statistically representative telephone and in-person surveys.
Posted on 02 Jan 2017
Journal’s 100,000 Download Milestone Reflects Growing Appetite for Open Science
This readership milestone reflects the growing interest in open science using big health data to improve healthcare and health.
Posted on 01 Jan 2017