Learning Session 14: Pursuing Equity in Learning Health Systems


PRESENTER: Robert Kahn, MD MPA, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Participants will be able to:

  1. Understand learning health systems around: 
  • Social risks,
  • Complex medical outcomes, and 
  • Array of complex risks and outcome.

    2.  Understand enabling capabilities for an equity focused LHS


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  • Henize AW, Beck AF, Klein MD, Adams M, Kahn RS. A Road Map to Address the Social Determinants of Health Through Community Collaboration. Pediatrics. 2015 Oct;136(4):e993-1001. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-0549. Epub 2015 Sep 21. PMID: 26391941. Available here: https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/136/4/e993.full.pdf
  • Kahn RS, Iyer SB, Kotagal UR. Development of a Child Health Learning Network to Improve Population Health Outcomes; Presented in Honor of Dr Robert Haggerty. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Aug;17(6):607-613. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2017.04.024. Epub 2017 May 3. PMID: 28478190. Available here: https://www.clinicalkey.com/#!/content/playContent/1-s2.0-S1876285917301808?returnurl=https:%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS1876285917301808%3Fshowall%3Dtrue&referrer=https:%2F%2Fpubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov%2F28478190%2F


Learning Session 14_Pursuing Equity in LHS