Special or Theme Issue

Health IT and Clinical Decision Support Systems.

Ardenne M, Reitnauer PG. Arzneimittel-Forschung. 1975;25:1369-79.

A universal agreement on how to calculate the return on investment for health information technology (IT) and computerized decision support systems still needs to be established. Articles in this special issue cover research exploring evaluation models, effects of medication alerts, and usability as potential components of determining the value of health IT.