Health Technology Assessment: How to choose the best Medical Decision Support System to implement in your wards
Health Technology Assessment: How to choose the best Medical Decision Support System to implement in your wards <br />Dott. Filippo Bartoccioni<br />U.O. Education and Clinical Governance<br />S.Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy<br />
MedicalDecisionSupport System (MDSS)<br /> It is a Clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other healthcare professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care' with clinically-organized summaries<br />What problem are you trying to solve?<br />Quality Assurance<br />Safety (reduction of medication errors)<br />Regulatory (in compliance with standards)<br />Operational efficiencies (automatic requests for consultation)<br />Financial (reduce duplicate test ordering)<br />
Aimof the study<br />To identify the best MDSS <br />for the San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital library for year 2011 <br />optimizing quality and costs<br />Weevaluatedseveral MDSS and <br />Wefocusedespecially on the free ones<br />
Decision-making<br />Based on EBM and daily update<br />ToPurchase<br />With MD Consult (MDSS) provideebook<br />and electronic journals<br />Clinical Knowledge Summariessponsored by National Istitute for Health and ClinicalExcelence<br />Created for emergency medicine<br />Free<br />Clinical database only for members of American College of Physicians<br />Section of Web Mdhealth Professional Network.Hasabout 28000 multimedialfiles<br />Available free ofchargeonly in part<br />Decisionaltree for physicians<br />General Practice Notebook created<br />bystudentnowavailable for healthcareprofessionals<br />
Identificationof key parameterstoevaluate the MDSS<br />Following letterature reviewswereselected 81 evaluationsparameters , rappresenting the maincharacteristics of ideal MDSS for physician and otherhealthcareprofessional.<br />
Conclusions<br />The HTA allowedustoidentify the best qualityproduct and compare itwith the othersproducts on the market, especially the free ones. <br />Ithasveryhelpfultochoose the best investiment, accordingto the budget.<br />Thanksto HTA waspossibletoidentify the best quality/costratioproduct and toaddnew free MDSS in the library<br />Thankyouforyourattention<br />Nucleo HTA<br />E-mail: email@example.com<br />
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