HIMSS defines clinical decision support as “a process for enhancing health-related decisions and actions with pertinent, organized clinical knowledge and patient information to improve health and healthcare delivery (Improving outcomes with clinical decision support: an implementer’s guide. Second Edition. HIMSS. 2011). There are a wide range of types of clinical decision support formats and recipients. These resources explore the user experience, usability, and user-centered design issues around clinical decision support.
User Experience in Clinical Decision Support
This whitepaper “contains a collection of practical recommendations and references that can inform the design of CDS with the goal of achieving optimal human-computer interaction.”
This whitepaper from AHRQ explores the role that clinical decision support can play in redesigning a more effective workflow for clinicians.
This study looks at “usability of the graphical user interface might contribute to potential adverse medical events” regarding pneumonia and neutropenic fever.