2nd Edition

Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support An Implementer's Guide, Second Edition

    348 Pages
    by HIMSS Publishing

    Winner of the 2012 HIMSS Book of the Year Award!

    Co-published by HIMSS, the Scottsdale Institute, AMIA, AMDIS and SHM, this second edition of the authoritative guide to CDS implementation has been substantially enhanced with expanded and updated guidance on using CDS interventions to improve care delivery and outcomes. This edition has been reorganized into parts that help readers set up (or refine) a successful CDS program in a hospital, health system or physician practice; and configure and launch specific CDS interventions.

    Two detailed case studies illustrate how a "real-life" CDS program and specific CDS interventions might evolve in a hypothetical community hospital and small physician practice. This updated edition includes enhanced worksheets--with sample data--that help readers to document and use information needed for their CDS program and interventions. Sections in each chapter present considerations for health IT software suppliers to effectively support their CDS implementer clients.

    Part I Introduction: Building a Strong Conceptual Foundation and CDS Program, Case Study for Hospitals, Case Study for Small Practices, Chapter 1: Basic Concepts and Approach, Chapter 2: Organizing a Successful CDS Program, Chapter 3: Other Key CDS Program Building Blocks: Systems, Workflow and Measurement, Chapter 4: Knowledge Management for Clinical Decision Support Programs, Part II Introduction: Selecting, Configuring and Implementing CDS Interventions, Case Study for Hospitals, Case Study for Small Practices, Chapter 5: Foundational Considerations for Effective CDS Interventions, Chapter 6: Selecting Interventions to Deliver Targeted Improvements, Chapter 7: Configuring the Interventions, Chapter 8: Putting Interventions into Action, Chapter 9: Measuring Results and Continuously Refining the Program, Epilogue: A Call for Collaboration, Appendix: Medico-legal Considerations


    Jerry Osheroff (Author) ,  Jonathan Teich (Author) ,  Donald Levick (Author) ,  Luis Saldana (Author) ,  Ferdinand Velasco (Author) ,  Dean Sittig (Author) ,  Kendall Rogers (Author) ,  Robert Jenders (Author)