Clinical decision support systems provide healthcare professionals assistance with clinical decision-making tasks at the point of care Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) achieve clinical advice for patient care based on multiple items of patient data and knowledge management. Clinicians interact with decision support systems...

Alerts intended to improve patient care result in a paradoxical increase risk of harm Most healthcare technologies include automated alert systems so clinicians can prevent or act in unsafe situations. However, healthcare professionals are flooded with alerts from electronic health record (EHR) software and clinical decision...

Pharmacogenetic testing and a smart online tool help doctors prescribe the right medications at the right dose from diagnosis for Canadians    Prescribing the right medication for an individual is complex and the wrong medication or an incorrect dose can have serious health consequences for patients. There...

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