The clinician must acquire information about the patient, make clinical decisions based on available information, and document and relay findings. To lay the foundation for supporting the full range of clinical activities with information technology, the successful medical school graduate should be able to do the following:
The Electronic Medical Record: A Tool for Teaching Nancy B. Clark, M.Ed. Director of Medical Informatics Education, FSU College of Medicine For GRIPE Annual Meeting, 1/23/2003
Make critical use of decision support, demonstrating knowledge of the available sources of decision support which range from textbooks to diagnostic expert systems to advisories issued from a computer-based patient record.