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Clinical decision support systems (CDSS)

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Clinical decision-support systems (CDSS) directly assist clinical professionals in data interpretation and decision-making in a patient-specific way.

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Clinical decision support systems (CDSS)

  1. 1. Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS) HCI 111 By Dr. Khaled Ouanes Ph.D. Twitter: @khaled_ouanes
  2. 2. In Healthcare, Decision making is more difficult and complex.
  3. 3. Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS) Clinical decision-support systems directly assist clinical professionals in data interpretation and decision-making.
  4. 4. Clinical Decision Support Once the basic clinical components of an HCIS are well developed, clinical decision-support systems can use the information stored there to:  Monitor patients and issue alerts Make diagnostic suggestions Provide limited therapeutic advice Provide information on medication costs
  5. 5. Clinical Decision Support These capabilities are particularly useful when they are integrated with other information-management functions.
  6. 6. Clinical Decision Support A CDSS is any software intended to assist in clinical decision making. Characteristics of individual patients will be matched to an electronic knowledge base helping with the generation of patient specific assessments, advice or recommendations that are subsequently presented to clinicians for consideration.
  7. 7. Clinical Decision Support
  8. 8. Clinical Decision Support Example: A useful adjunct to computer-based physician order-entry (CPOE) is a decision support program that alerts physicians to patient food or drug allergies; helps physicians to calculate patient- specific drug-dosing regimens; performs advanced order logic…

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