clinical decision support system

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clinical decision support system

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CDSS

Interactive computer programs directly assisting physicians and other health professionals with decision-making tasks. CDSS is either a rule-based or a normative automated system consisting of a variety of elements, ranging from simple alert systems to sophisticated longitudinal administrative and clinical reporting applications. It employs evidence-based or statistically significant best-practice guidelines and alerts to promote better clinical choices and outcomes.