S Creswell K Phansalkar S Bates D W Sheikh A 2011 Clinical decision support

S creswell k phansalkar s bates d w sheikh a 2011

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systems could be modified to reduce “alert fatigue” while still minimizing the risk of litigation. Health Affairs, 30(12), 2310–2317.Ancker, J. S., Edwards, A., Nosal, S., Hauser, D., Mauer, E., & Kaushal, R. (2017). Effects of workload, work complexity, and repeated alerts on alert fatigue in a clinical decision support system. BMC medical informatics and decision making, 17(1), 36.Hello YehudisI enjoyed reading your post on the pros and cons and the patient scenario using CDSS.A clinical decision support system is a tool that assists nurses and other health practitioners in decision making and keeps records and relevant information of patients. In this time and age, the use of technology in the delivery of healthcare has become a target for many healthcare institutions, because of the benefits that these technologies have on the quality of healthcare that patients receive. In the past, healthcare providers have been making clinical decisions based on their personal reasoning, but the innovation of the clinical decision support system (CDSS) has brought about changes inthe process of making decisions by the nurses. The system provides assistance during care, integrates workflows, and recommends a care plan. There are benefits regarding the CDSS in the hospital setting. Some of the benefits include increased care quality, improved health results, and avoidance of errors, as well as adverse events. More so, there is enhanced efficiency, cost-benefit, and patient and provider satisfaction. Diabetes is considered among the most dangerous chronic diseases and an economic burden due to the direct and indirect costs that are sustained during its management. The treatment of diabetes varies from one patient to another because there are differenttypes of diabetes, including Type I diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, and Gestational diabetes. The management of each of these conditions varies with the type. There are several challenges that might be experienced while using clinical decision support system (CDSS) in the management of diabetes. The patient information stored in the system might be misinterpreted or misrepresented. In the medical field, it is important to develop new knowledge to help healthcare providers’ combat new symptoms and diseases. Lack of new and updated information in the systems might be a challenge in using the CDSS. The information is prone to potential security and privacy issues. Digital systems are prone to security breaches and patient privacy is threatened by security breaches. As Nurse Practitioners, using the CDSS has been shown to increase general practitioner performance, prescription monitoring, patient centered care and
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decrease cost of care and chronic health conditions. NP’s are able to formulate a better treatment plan for managing health conditions, and facilitating better preventative care services to patients.
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