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Clinical decision support: a 25 year retrospective and a 25 year vision.

Middleton B, Sittig DF, Wright A. Clinical Decision Support: a 25 Year Retrospective and a 25 Year Vision. Yearb Med Inform. 2016;Suppl 1:S103-16. doi:10.15265/IYS-2016-s034.

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September 14, 2016
Middleton B, Sittig DF, Wright A. Yearb Med Inform. 2016;Suppl 1:S103-16.

Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) are tools that can enhance diagnostic, prescription, and care delivery processes. This narrative review examined the challenges, developments, and progress of CDSS in six areas of focus including usability, implementation, and integration. The authors explore how CDSS can take health care toward higher quality care through improved data sharing to support effective decision-making.