Acquisition, Analysis, and Sharing of Data in 2015 and Beyond: A Survey of the Landscape
A Conference Report From the American Heart Association Data Summit 2015
The AHA Data Summit was a 1.5-day interactive forum convened to discuss critical issues in the acquisition, analysis, and sharing of data in the field of cardiovascular and stroke science.
Summit participants represented stakeholders from 7 domains (patients, basic scientists, clinical investigators, population researchers, clinicians and healthcare system administrators, industry, and regulatory authorities) and discussed data as viewed from conventional medical and nonmedical sources, building and using Big Data repositories, articulation of the goals of data sharing, and principles of responsible data sharing.
Potential roles that the AHA might consider in the Big Data environment include facilitating a standards discussion, providing education, and helping build an interoperable digital ecosystem in cardiovascular and stroke science.
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