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Clinical Decision Support

Clinical decision support (CDS) provides clinicians, staff, patients or other individuals with knowledge and person-specific information, intelligently filtered and presented at appropriate times, to enhance health and healthcare.

Statements and Guidelines

Design of Database-Driven Clinical Decision Support: Strategic Directions for Drug Database and Electronic Health Records Vendors [PDF] ASHP 

ISMP Guidelines for Standard Order Sets [PDF]

ISMP New Recommendations to Improve Drug Allergy Capture and Clinical Decision Support


Integrating pharmacogenomics into electronic health records with clinical decision support

Improving medication-related clinical decision support

Monitoring clinical decision support in the electronic health record

Implementation of clinical decision support rules

Systematic review of computerized prescriber order entry and clinical decision support

Use of clinical decision support to identify i.v.-to-oral conversion opportunities and cost savings

Optimization of clinical decision support through minimization of excessive drug allergy alerts

Clinical decision support during electronic prescribing for elderly patients

Turning off frequently overridden drug alerts: limited opportunities for doing it safely

A Pragmatic Approach to Implementing Best Practices for Clinical Decision Support Systems in Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems

Development of an intelligent decision support system for medication review

Medication-related clinical decision support in computerized provider order entry systems: a review

Other Resources

AHRQ - Clinical Decision Support

AHRQ Patient Safety Net - Alert Fatigue

HIMSS - Clinical Decision Support

ONC - Clinical Decision Support

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