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Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications by Brian Gugerty, Kathleen McCormick

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The Scope of Clinical Decision Support

The meaningful use Final Rule defines clinical decision support as “HIT functionality that builds upon the foundation of an EHR to provide persons involved in care decisions with general and person-specific information, intelligently filtered and organized, at point of care, to enhance health and health care.”4 This reinforces the earlier point that CDSs are vital components to leverage the power of an EHR to achieve an institution’s cost, patient safety, and outcome goals.

A general definition is provided by Osheroff et al.5 wherein “Clinical Decision Support is a process for enhancing health-related decisions and actions with pertinent, organized clinical knowledge and patient information to improve health ...

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