Project Management

Clinical Benefits of an Embedded Decision Support System in Anticoagulant Control

Date Added: Jun 2009
Format: PDF

Computer-based Decision Support (CDSS) systems can deliver real patient care and increase chances of long-term survival in areas of chronic disease management prone to poor control. One such CDSS, for the management of warfarin, is described in this paper and the outcomes shown. Data is derived from the running system and show a performance consistently around 20% better than the applicable guidelines.