GUIDES Checklist

Clinical decision support (CDS) is a technology that provides patient-specific medical knowledge at the point of care. A group of CDS experts recently developed a “GUIDES” checklist that supports medical professionals in considering the factors that affect the success of CDS interventions. The checklist was published in the June 2018 issue of Implementation Science. Apervita…

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Apervita

Before diving into the difference between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), let’s start with a definition of the cloud. The cloud stores data across remote servers, allowing software and services to run on the Internet instead of on just one device. The cloud allows data to be hosted, stored, managed and processed in…

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Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge

Solely human-readable health knowledge is a way of the past (i.e. book and journal content). Knowledge can now be represented in computable forms as machine-executable code, allowing for the rapid and scalable delivery of health knowledge to clinicians at the point of care. According to the Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge Manifesto, computable biomedical knowledge (CBK)…

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Adapting Clinical Guidelines for the Digital Age Meeting Connect. Collaborate. Understand. CDC

Healthcare executives are all too familiar with healthcare conferences—usually two- or three-day events with the same types of people discussing the same types of problems. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) proposed a different approach to the Adapting Clinical Guidelines for the Digital Age meeting held in Atlanta in February 2018. The meeting…

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