Journal Article

Hospital rules-based system: the next generation of medical informatics for patient safety.

Wilson JW; Oyen LJ; Ou NN; McMahon MM; Thompson RL; Manahan JM; Graner KK; Lovely JK; Estes LL.

This article describes the hospital rules-based system (HRBS) implemented at the Mayo Clinic to identify and communicate clinical information. The web-based system has six components to manage antimicrobials, infectious disease, medication, nutritional, and infection control information.