Final Term Paper : Clinical Decision Support Systems

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HLST 4330 – Final Term Paper Clinical Decision Support Systems in North America Submitted To: Professor El Morr Submitted By: Ramanjeet Singh 209 820 663 Christina Vecchiarelli 211 485 844 Date: Monday April 13th 2015 Table of Contents Introduction 3 Decision Support System Used in Case 3 What Decision Support Technologies were used? 3 Analyze the users and type of decisions involved. 4 Strengths 4 What are the major benefits of this DSS? 4 Analyze the requirements of the system and how this DSS is reducing medical errors and improving clinical practice. 5 Weaknesses 5 What problems or difficulties do you anticipate with implementation of this type of decision support solution? 5 Conclusion 5 References 6 Introduction Decision Support System Used in Case What Decision Support Technologies were used? UHN in Toronto is a major community care network that reaches out to and provides care to the masses. However in order to provide this kind of care they must have a very powerful decision support system. UHN utilizes an advanced CPR to support computerized physician order entry (CPOE). (Wu, Perters, & Morgan, 2002) A CPR system is a computer-based patient record system. A CPR system must provide a comprehensive clinical decision support it must include both a patient focus and a population focus. The physical computer system that is installed on the computers at UHN is called Patient 1® which is a clinical information system developed by Atlanta Based Per-Se
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