Implementing CDS Interventions

The fundamental goal of any CDS is to drive changes in care delivery that will improve care processes and outcomes by adhering to agreed-upon best practices and guidelines. The CDS does so by providing interventions into care delivery; the manner in which these CDS interventions are provided into the care process is critical to successfully meeting the institution’s goals to improve cost, patient safety, and outcomes.

Selecting Clinical Goals for CDS Intervention

CDS interventions are goal-driven. The first step is to determine the target objective.

Use Case 19-2: Selecting CDS Clinical Goals

The CMO of General Hospital wants to select clinical goals to best target CDS efforts. The CMO looks at a meaningful use ...

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