Clinical Decision Support System: Improving Health Outcomes

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In 1999 the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report that shook the world. “To Err is human” warned and informed the healthcare industry that a need for change is necessary. The lack of consistency in the delivery of the quality of care that is provided to the US population. In response, Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) have become a resolution for such an issue. The objective of this paper is to highlight the benefits of implementing a CDSS as well as the challenges faced today when implementing such a system. Furthermore, study will be conducted to explore what can be done to further research and recommendations will be given as to how CDSS implementation can improve health outcomes. Clinicians, staff as well as patients are
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