Building a Rapid Learning Health Care System for Oncology: The Regulatory Framework of CancerLinQ


Amy Kearbey was among five authors, and provided data collection and assembly assistance, in this bylined article about the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s CancerLinQ initiative to collect data from the electronic health records of large numbers of cancer patients. The initiative “is, first and foremost, a quality measurement and reporting system through which oncologists can harness the depth and power of their patients’ clinical records and other data to improve the care they deliver,” the authors wrote, and they discussed its safeguards of patient record privacy as required by federal regulations.