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Clinical Decision Support Systems and Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

Timothy Wayne Cook, MSc1; Luciana Tricai Cavalini, MD, PhD2
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1Emergent Group for Research and Innovation in Healthcare Information Technologies, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2Department of Health Information Technology, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
JAMA. 2015;314(14):1518-1519. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10919.
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To the Editor Dr Hussey and colleagues1 reported that the majority of orders for advanced diagnostic imaging before (63.3%) and after (66.5%) implementation of clinical decision support (CDS) systems could not be matched to appropriateness criteria. This suggests a serious deficiency in the usefulness of CDS systems.

Our hypothesis is that this was not a problem with the guidelines or the quality of the CDS system software itself, but rather an issue with the underlying data submitted to the CDS systems for analysis. For a CDS system to be able to suggest appropriate treatment, it must have access not only to the order itself but to the entire patient record in a computable format.2

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October 13, 2015
Peter S. Hussey, PhD; Katherine L. Kahn, MD
1RAND, Boston, Massachusetts
2RAND-University of California, Los Angeles
JAMA. 2015;314(14):1519. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10922.
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