Use of EHRs data for clinical research: Historical progress and current applications

Komathi Stem discussed the need for a paradigm shift in the healthcare ecosystem from prioritizing data ownership to data access. monARC is creating a new world where patients own their data and are fully vested in sharing their data with researchers to accelerate the search for new treatments or cures. She shared how monARC's Smart Health Record engages patients early and continuously to share their EHR data directly with researchers to inform trial designs and prequalify for trials. This direct collaboration with patients has reduced screening time and effort…