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How clinical decision support systems reduce medical errors and misdiagnose

Posted on 10/10/2016

In this article, Sivan Agranat, M.D., VP, Medical R&D of medCPU, discusses how clinical decision support systems (CDS) can help reduce medical errors and misdiagnoses. As it’s been reported that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., it’s also been stated that CDS systems can improve the rates of certain desirable clinician behaviors. Whether a CDS system is alerting a clinician to a patient’s silent deterioration, improving the use of imaging or increasing clinician accuracy under pressure, CDS is a valuable tool in a clinician’s arsenal to assist in the greater good for care improvements.
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