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Using UpToDate, Lexicomp, and MERX Helps Save Patients Lives

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The Power of One for Decision Support webinar was held last June 24, 2021! In the clip below, Michelle Topacio from Wolters Kluwer Clinical Effectiveness discussed how using Wolters Kluwers’ UpToDate and Lexicomp helps healthcare providers deliver the best quality of care and actually save patients lives!

Providing the best evidence to make harmonized decisions.

For those using UTD, the diagnostic error was 2% as compared to a 24% diagnostic error rate for those who were not (using UpToDate)

UpToDate is composed of a team of 7,300+ clinician experts who continuously maintain and publish updates. It has 6,900+ unique drug entries, 9,500+ graded recommendations, 12,000+ clinical topics, 1,500+ patient education topics, 425+ journals that are hand searched and reviewed, and 514,000+ references.

A survey done in 2020 with 14,137 participants showed that 98% of them are satisfied with UpToDate and that they trust UpToDate as a point-of-care clinical information resource. 96% of which believed that UpToDate improves the quality of care they can provide. 90% said that using UpToDate saves them time. 88% made changes to their patient management, and 86% believes that UpToDate has led to more appropriate diagnostic testing.

These kinds of outcomes are critical in assessing the effectiveness, the utility, and the impact Wolters Kluwer’s resources can have in improving clinical effectiveness.

As a Gold Partner of Wolters Kluwer in the Philippines, Exist is committed to finding ways on improving hospital and clinic systems while promoting evidence-based care to help them achieve quality patient outcomes.

By integrating both UpToDate and Lexicomp into MERX, clients can instantly access these clinical decision support systems within the hospital system’s interface.  As the clip below shows, MERX users can readily take advantage of information references from UpToDate and Lexicomp at the point of care! 

  • With this, Merx provide clinicians with the tools that integrate into clinical workflows that reduce medication and diagnostic errors.
  • Easily align care teams across the entire healthcare system with information that supports evidence-based care.
  • Provide user with information right at their fingertips that helps the physician make good decisions and ensures that the nurses, pharmacists, and patients are all aligned with that decision making.

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How Integrating UpToDate to Hospital Information Systems Helps

How integrating UpToDate to Hospital Information Systems Helps

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Introducing innovation into the health system is directed at enhancing clinical effectiveness

The healthcare industry is becoming more and more volatile as made more apparent by the ongoing global pandemic. Globally, research are being conducted in hopes to find better ways and solutions in dealing with the virus. Prescriptions, medications, and treatment protocols are updated on a daily basis in order to minimize the rise of more COVID cases and deaths. Simply put, all clinicians and health practitioners rely on updated data to improve delivery of patient care.

The power of accessible medical information and staying updated on medical news, studies, and breakthroughs is essential in improving patient outcomes. Such valuable information is exactly what UpToDate offers. Read on to learn more about this evidence-based decision support tool, and how integrating UpToDate to Hospital Information Systems can be helpful.

What is UpToDate?

UpToDate is developed by Wolters Kluwer, a provider of trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions that engages clinicians, patients, researchers, students, and the next generation of healthcare providers. 

UpToDate is updated daily following a continual comprehensive review of peer-reviewed journals, clinical databases, and other resources, by more than 7,100 world-renowned physician authors and editors.

UpToDate not only provides clinicians with easily accessible data, it also aligns care teams to provide a more unified decision whenever it comes to clinical analysis. UpToDate also provides the opportunity to align care teams to provide a more unified decision on clinical analyses. Consequently, this allows a more synchronized delivery of patient care through evidence based data and recommendations by renowned experts around the world. 

Results from Asian Hospital and Medical Center have shown that with the use of UpToDate, there has been a downward trend in ICU mortality. Dr Ana Maria Jimenez, Director for Quality, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, says

If, for instance, an ICU intensivist needs to review certain topics, be it about an illness, diagnostics, or differential diagnosis, and especially when they encounter these topics for the first time, they turn to UpToDate.

UpToDate and COVID-19 Treatment

COVID-19 is novel, therefore physicians require regular updates on its infections and treatments. With UpToDate, resources are updated daily – this brings clinicians more confidence in making sure that their decisions are supported by evidence and information.

Dr. Jimenez also states:

The ICU intensivists also use UpToDate to check if there are new guidelines on process measures for ICU as well as the contention with regard to how fast to lower FiO2 in ventilated Covid-19 patients. Our Emergency Physicians likewise refer to UpToDate for Covid-19 treatment updates like for the management of ARDS and for use of high-flow nasal cannulas. Furthermore, we consulted the literature when we created the hospital policy on protected code blue, which resulted in an improvement in our Healthcare Worker safety.

MERX HIS – UpToDate Integrations

Critical to healthcare quality and safety, clinical effectiveness ensures patients’ total healthcare experience remains the primary priority

As a Gold Partner of Wolters Kluwer in the Philippines, Exist continues to find ways on how to improve its hospital and clinic systems to promote evidence-based care to help them achieve quality patient outcomes.

At present, we are already integrating UpToDate (and Lexicomp) into our hospital information system, MERX. This means that clients can easily access these clinical decision systems right inside their MERX interface. With this integration, clinicians and healthcare teams will have quick access to relevant and updated information provided by UptoDate and Lexicomp and help harmonize decisions in the delivery of patient care.

By integrating UpToDate, MERX is further able to:

  • Provide tools that integrate into clinical workflows that reduce medication and diagnostic errors, 
  • Align care teams across the entire healthcare system with information that supports evidence-based care. 
  • Provide information that helps the physician make good decisions and ensures that the nurses, pharmacists, and patients are all aligned with that decision making.

This quality of healthcare solution that Exist Healthcare provides is one of the reasons why the team caters to 3 out of 6 JCI (Joint Commission International) Accredited Philippine hospitals. 

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The Power of One for Decision Support

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The Power of One for Decision Support

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A FREE Learning Session on why Every Decision Matters

 

This event will be held on June 24, 2021. Click here to register!

More than ever, outcomes are determined by the quality of care team decisions and alignment of decision-making across teams! Care suffers when members of care teams — physicians, nurses, and pharmacists — look up clinical information on disparate and unconnected resources. 

To truly improve the quality of care, reduce unwanted variability and reduce costs, you need to empower all healthcare providers and patients with trusted and consistent information. This means having actionable evidence-based content from one trusted source that works across the continuum of care and aligns with best practices.

Join us as Wolters Kluwer and Exist host a learning session on “The Power of One for Decision Support” and take a deeper look into the industry’s most comprehensive medication and disease solution to support hospital clinicians’ decision making and help enhance patient safety.  See how Exist’s Merx hospital information system provides quick access to UpToDate and Lexicomp to align care teams with the same evidence-based guidance — that translates into a better, more “harmonized” care for patients!

 

Here are the speakers that will help us make each decision count!

Michelle Topacio

Michelle Topacio, Partner Business Lead, ASEAN Region, Wolters Kluwer Clinical Effectiveness


Michelle has more than 15 years experience in the healthcare industry covering pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare IT. She joined Wolters Kluwer Clinical Effectiveness Division in February 2021 and is responsible in offering Clinical Decision Support resources for the Philippine market. Michelle is a strong advocate for evidence-based medicine to support healthcare institutions and medical schools to reduce variability in care and improve patient outcomes.

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Willex Perez, VP of Sales and Marketing,
Exist Software Labs, Inc.


Willex Perez is one of the founders of Exist and the key person responsible for Exist’s Sales and Marketing group. He also heads Exist Healthcare and is in charge of leading the push for healthcare IT innovations with their Merx Hospital Information System and Medcurial — its enterprise leading clinic management system and EMR.

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Wolters Kluwer, Exist Highlight Evidence-Based, Decision Support in Healthcare IT Webinar

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As an important step towards its ultimate goal of improving the quality of care and support the frontline healthcare providers make better evidence-based decisions, Wolters Kluwer, a global provider of professional information, software solutions, and services, teamed up with Exist in the healthcare IT webinar entitled “How Reducing Variations is Key to Improving Patient Outcomes (and defeating COVID-19)“, held last August 13, 2020.

Exist Vice President for Sales & Marketing; Director of Healthcare Solutions Mr. Willex Perez and Partner Business Lead ASEAN Region at Wolters Kluwer Clinical Effectiveness Ms. Amanda Tay were the event speakers.

The following are among the key takeaways from the event:

      1. Reduce risks in treatment errors, and its Financial consequences
      2. Provide Consistency in Quality of Care 
      3. Get the latest clinical evidence-based treatment 
      4. Improve patient monitoring, safety, and reductions in adverse drug interactions 
      5. Increase inpatient consultations and avoidance of unnecessary tests.

With the banner theme of providing the best evidence to make harmonized decisions, Ms. Tay presented valuable data from studies conducted by researchers all over the world, indicating the shortcomings in providing quality patient care, and prevalent medication errors occurring around the globe.

She elaborated on how healthcare solutions bring clinical effectiveness and improve the overall patient journey. Moreso, how their solutions, UpToDate and Lexicomp, are the top providers of world-class clinical decision support at the Point of Care.

She also highlighted that what sets them apart from other support systems is that these applications are backed by experts in the medical field performing continuous and updated reviews. 

These two build up a network of thousands of clinician experts, pharmacists, specialists, and more all actively contributing to the contents of the applications. They are the ones who will help you scour through all journals, and clinical studies to provide the synthesized and summarized content so that you don’t need to read every single resource,” she said.

Mr. Perez also expressed his appreciation for the event participants. 

We hope that this learning session has helped the frontline healthcare community understand that unwanted variability in care brings inefficiencies and provides negative impacts on the quality of care that the patient receives,” he stated. 

“Also, we hope that we were able to show how extensive the coverage of UpToDate and Lexicomp is, and why it is preferred by clinicians all over the world for being an unbiased, evidence-based clinical decision support resource. The things that set it apart from other resources in the rigorous editorial process that is being updated constantly, the graded recommendations for diagnosis and treatments, clinical pathways and lab interpretations, and the wide range of access, including mobile devices.” Mr. Perez said as he ended the online event.

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How Reducing Variations is Key to Improving Patient Outcomes (and Defeating COVID 19) Webinar Highlights

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Speaker 1: Mr. Willex Perez | Exist Vice President for Sales & Marketing; Director of Healthcare Solutions

Our current situation right now is like the rug pulled under our feet. We were forced to transform, and ultimately, change how we will be doing things moving forward.

This can be related to two buzz words we may have been hearing for about 3-5 years already.

The term “Digital Transformation” is felt (more pronounced this time as the use of digital platforms has become ubiquitous. We have heard about this term, but what does it really mean for the organizations that we belong to, and what are the challenges that they encounter? 

Digital is not just a computer and a network connection. While it is true that computers enable us to adjust to this situation, “digital” really means:

      • The ability to take physical work by a person at a place, and be able to take it to a virtually
      • Automating the work to be done by anyone or anything (machine) anywhere. These services are given to the clients to address their needs while providing better convenience and customer experience

Transformation, on the other hand, is predominantly used in Economics and Sociology as this is people-driven. It touches the very infrastructure and the people surrounding it from each socio-economic class. Transformation or change involves people, businesses, and organizations as well as the workforce and the customers, bringing change into new ways of how we conduct our work into our lives using digital platforms.

The biggest challenge for organizations in implementing a digital strategy is providing leadership—a leadership team that understands and is ready to face the challenge. While a lot of resources are being poured towards this transformation, many are failing. A winning team needs to keep its eye on where the ball will be and not where it has been. The question that you may ask is: Are you investing in the future or are you still working on what you currently need? But Technology is only as an enabler. To wield its great potential, great leadership is needed to get the most out of new opportunities it brings, and avoid the dangers that come along with it.

Here are some examples of adoptions of digital solutions that we may, or may not, be aware of, either by force or by choice:

Like mobile Banking, for example, which we take for granted.

Our banking experience is way different compared with that of the previous generation. To transact nowadays, we need not go to a physical bank. Banks will do well to target clients, not just by managing their physical branch but improving their online services which impact how they maintain their presence as well as managing their operational expenses.

Entertainment is enjoying the greatest hit of all industries at the moment with leading providers distributing their multimedia content globally online through streaming platforms such as Netflix.

With the threat of infection, education is now forced to shift online, too. 

Our days begin and end consuming news and information online from our preferred digital platforms. But with the prevalence of fake news nowadays, we are careful about our sources of information and realize how important it is to do fact-checking.

Doctors like yourselves face the same dilemma. As you may observe, doctors (especially clinicians) need a reliable resource to help them as they are always pressed for time to diagnose and treat patients.

Why is your source — for the latest evidence-based medical information to update your medical knowledge and answer your clinical questions important?

The importance of getting reliable information affects the high occurrence of medical errors. This ability to get hold of evidence-based information helps in assisting the doctors at the point of care. When a clinician experiences fatigue and information overload in making a clinical decision.

 

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This study highlights that medical error is the 3rd biggest killer in the United States.

Yet in 2019, medical errors are about as prevalent as in 1999. “To Err Is Human” was an uneasy read; so is a September 2019 report on patient safety from the World Health Organization.

Among WHO’s findings:

      • Globally, hospital-acquired infections afflict about 10% of hospitalized patients.
      • Medical errors harm some 40% of patients in primary and outpatient care. 
      • Diagnostic and medication errors hurt millions and cost billions of dollars every year.

– TIME BY KATHLEEN SUTCLIFFE NOVEMBER 5, 2019

Things haven’t changed much. Medical errors harm 40% of patients in primary and outpatient care.

The good news is this handling this error are:

      • It is preventable
      • There are tools and digital platforms available, such as UpToDate, wherein information is
            • Evidence-based 
            • Updated regularly by a team of over 6,000 doctors
            • Comes with Graded recommendations
      • Affordable to countries in Asia, especially in the Philippines wherein UpToDate is already being used by numerous clients

UpToDate is the best online resource being used by over 34,000 medical institutions and hospitals with over 1.3 Million doctors across the world. Evidence shows that UpToDate is proven to result in better hospital performance and improve patient outcomes.

Speaker 2: Ms. Amanda Tay | Partner Business Lead, ASEAN Region at Wolters Kluwer Clinical Effectiveness

How we can help and support your institution in delivering the best clinical decisions support resources to enable you to improve patient outcomes as well as improve patients’ safety?

There are studies that support the idea that patients only receive about half of the recommended processes involved in care. This is due to imperfect information flow, different skill sets across the organization, patients who are able to determine what type of treatments they would like to go after as well, and of course inefficiencies and inconsistencies in the approaches that they take, which is apparent in the current day context.

But this also translates into prescribing errors according to this issue of BMJ Quality & Safety. This study shows that 43 million adverse drug events related to medication errors, drug screening misses, or else occur each year around the globe. It’s very appalling to think about what’s the impact on patient outcomes then.

With all these inconsistencies and unwanted variability in care, up to 30% of global healthcare spend is wasted on unnecessary costs on healthcare annually and that’s about $1,700 per person each year. 

With all of these evolving things that are happening around the world, are we in the right position to tackle such unwanted challenges?

Wolters Kluwer’s healthcare team has already started working with their editorial team, making sure that our support allows our frontline healthcare community to be well equipped to handle and tackle challenges like this pandemic.

In January, Wolters Kluwer already released their first COVID19 topic. From then on, there have been countless contributions to the creation of new topics as the pandemic develops.

As they deem this very important, they provided free UpToDate access for two (2) months in March to support the frontline users and non-users, allowing them to access to clinical decision support resources during this sensitive time.

Since January, all the way to July, they consistently contributing evidence-based clinical contents, making sure that it’s credible and well supported. These contents are immediately available to users which is important in providing assistance to healthcare providers in tackling their uncertainties during their in-depth journey. As of now, there are over 500 updates regarding COVID19 topics alone.

UpToDate became the predominant resource when it comes to COVID19, with millions of views of their topics that have been recorded since the spike of cases.

To tackle unwanted variability in care, the improvement in patient outcomes is determined by the quality of care team decisions, and how it aligns across teams. It is also dependent on the care team behavior, and care team alignment.

When you look at care team behavior, you’ll think of doctors with varying experiences, and different team members with different temperaments and personalities. Would they use software to support their clinical decision making? This also determines how efficient they make decisions, and how accurate it is, and they pass it on to their care team in the pharmacy department to proceed with the drug orders, to the patient ward, and others. It is not a one-man effort. It is across various departments.

How do you put everything together to ensure that you are leaning on a consistent, evidence-based resource? At every step at every point in a patient’s journey, you have to make a decision. That is why it is very important to have evidence-based content that is very credible. It is important to think about what other resources can you consider to ensure that you are well supported with an integrated playbook.

Imagine having that across every step of the journey, with different types of tools and resources that play different parts in supporting your care team.

UpToDate is a global leader for evidence-based clinical decision support. It is now upgraded to support physicians by having interactive pathways that can help them in the decision-making process. Laboratory interpretations feature were also added to help the physicians assessing the software to understand the types of scenarios that might occur.

Lexicomp, on the other hand, is a drug referential resource, with a huge drug database that is accessible for the users, which can certainly reduce medication errors as well using the tools available in it. Thousands of hospitals and retail pharmacies lean on Lexicomp as the key drug resource.

What could UpToDate and Lexicomp offer?

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UpToDate and Lexicomp provide the ability to go into complex cases and go into recommendations. It is graded, thus signifies that it is supported with evidence-based, and unbiased and neutral clinical studies. These two build up a network of thousands of clinician experts, pharmacists, specialists, and more all actively contributing to the contents of these two applications. They are the ones who will help you scour through all journals and clinical studies to provide the synthesized and summarized content so that you don’t need to read every single resource which will save you some time, especially at the point of care.

UpToDate and Lexicomp provide harmonized care decisions throughout a patient’s journey. Information is easily accessible to users at each department. It ties everything together. The whole clinical healthcare team across all the departments are able to lean on a synthesized and integrated playbook, a single source of truth that can support all departments. They get consistent information and have a good discussion with each other through these two.

Japan did a retrospective study across hundreds of diagnostic reports prepared by doctors against a group that did not use UpToDate versus a group that uses UpToDate. What they found was extraordinary in that for those using UpToDate, the diagnostic error was 2%, as compared to a 24% diagnostic error for those who were not. Imagine the impact on the patients who could have benefitted if the doctors referred to UpToDate, ensuring that not many medication errors occur.

In a recent Hospital Insights Asia interview with Asian Hospital’s Dr. Ana Maria Jimenez, she stated that by using UpToDate for two (2) years, there has been a decreasing trend in their ICU mortality ratio.

Meanwhile, The Medical City’s Dr. Rafael S. Claudio said that UpToDate is comprehensive and authoritative with an extensive list of clinical topics available that is easy to use for its simple interface. This supported his physician team on their journey to treat patients.

Also, Wolters Kluwer’s Clinical Information Drug Surveys show that the impact of Lexicomp is definitely broad and overwhelmingly positive.

Another consideration that you might have is if it is recognized/accredited.

 

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It is understandable that training and education is one of the key areas that healthcare institutions focus on. How do you make sure that everyone is well-equipped, and is continuously upskilled? That is why you should consider what other resources are available to support you on this journey. With our efforts to get UpToDate recognized in PRC, we offer continued professional development support.

In summary, these solutions that we offer provide:

      • A harmonized approach to help you support and improve your quality of care.
      • Reduce diagnostic and medication errors to help you treat your patients fast 
      • Quicker and more efficient flow to shorten their length of stay so that you can help more patients
      • Improve patient education and engagement

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The Decision to Support Clinical

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There exists a  healthcare blueprint for achieving better patient outcomes and as it has been, it involves putting the right type of processed data in the hands of the helper.

Personal, Communal and Personalised

Like a broken record, I keep telling everyone that next to actively maintaining a healthy lifestyle, having a doctor as a close friend, is an investment that will reap dividends.  A personal medical referral affords the patient with personalised care which comes in the form of ‘special’ care and medical treatment generally reserved for those with plenty of cash to spare.  And even better, this favor usually extends to family and friends as well.

Why?  Because complementing the medical meritocracy, the healthcare journey still traditionally goes through familial and social networks for a patient seeking medical services and treatment.  

To put it simply, healthcare success has and will always be personal, at the start.

Take for example the story of Kathy Halamka who was diagnosed with cancer and how having a doctor for a husband enabled her journey towards the best care services possible.

Personal to Informational
But before you jump into a ‘familial’ conclusion, the story doesn’t focus on the benefits of having a medically-trained family member but on how the decisions that guided Kathy’s therapy — using evidence-based protocols from available clinical data, is creating a strong case for its adoption in a healthcare industry still undecided about making technology investments.

Hospitals focused on patient care cannot ignore the fact that “the complexity of medicine now exceeds the capacity of the human mind”, according to  Ziad Obermeyer, MD, and Thomas H. Lee, MD in the New England Journal of Medicine  and further adds, ‘because physicians and nurses, despite their years of education and clinical experience, have cognitive limitations”.

Their article further states that, “No single clinician can retain the petabytes of medical research and patient records now available in many clinical decision support systems. Nor can they be expected to see all the correlations and patterns required to make a fully informed diagnosis. No doubt these shortcomings are partially responsible for the disturbing number of misdiagnoses reported in the scientific literature.”

The standard of care for cases like Kathy’s is typically chemotherapy followed by mastectomy.  But having access to digital resources presented them with new options and an opportunity to test a personalised medicine approach.

Smarter Care Transformation
To achieve personalised medicine requires a more technology-enabled healthcare system. However, this is proving to be a hard sell to hospitals struggling to secure budgets and zeroed in on cash returns on investment.  

At the granular level, the transformation needs to start with the culture — on how medicine is being practiced. As the author Paul Cerrato states,  “[the] new resources can transform the practice of medicine, but only if clinicians are willing to recognize the need for such tools.”

As former Cleveland Clinic CIO, Martin Harris proclaims, “We must reimagine a healthcare system that will be built upon capabilities and connections that simply did not exist just a few years ago. To envision a new kind of HIT-enabled system of care, we will need people who see the role of technology in a more integrated way.”

What is required of technology as a start is the kind that will give healthcare providers access  to available clinical information that can lead to actionable insights and its management which should effect and transform the practice of medicine.  

Evidence-based & Clinical Decisions
Clinics and hospitals who use systems that are capable of collecting and storing clinical data provides patients with a huge advantage compared to facilities that are still stuck with technology that is focused on operational and billing efficiency.

As illustrated in Kathy’s case, availability of patient clinical data (with privacy and security features in place) is a treasure trove of insights waiting to be discovered and applied to a populace seeking not just personalized medicine but therapies and medical regimen that are evidence-based.

As defined by Dr.  David Sackett (1996), evidence-based medicine is the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of the individual patient.  It requires the integration of the best research evidence, clinical expertise and the patient’s unique values and circumstances.

Clinical expertise comes from knowing how vital ‘clinical’ data is and putting them to good use.  It comes with good history taking, physical examination and years of experience and the patient’s values include social and cultural factors besides the individual’s ideas concerns and expectations.

The need and demand for evidence-based health care is expanding rapidly driven by a combination of these factors: information overload, rising patient expectations, the introduction of new technologies and ageing populations.

The use of clinical decision support (CDS) systems to facilitate the practice of evidence-based medicine (EBM) promises to substantially improve health care quality by its potential to reduce medical errors thus lift care quality.  By matching patient characteristics with established knowledge base, updated evidence from medical research literature and practice sources, clinical decision support challenges clinicians to carefully consider and reconsider before jumping to conclusions (and biases) by presenting them with other diagnostic possibilities that don’t readily come to mind.

Currently, the numbers for different types of clinical decision support technology are steadily increasing.  These include knowledge-based tools like UpToDate, which gives users access online to a massive repository of medical textbooks and journals and guides users through interactive algorithms that recommend tailored recommendations.

We are in an era where medical advances continue to provide proof for healthcare providers to consider reasons to integrate technology innovation to their respective medical practices.  Amidst the promise, the goal to improve patient outcomes has never been under this type of pressure and scrutiny.  From the push to use electronic medical records to other core hospital clinical systems and decision support tools, the realisation that medicine needs to move past the limits and biases of human decisions is a provoking thought for it means that patient care is still currently subject to hits and misses.  If we need to raise the bar, healthcare providers and institutions will need help, too, in order to help guide their patients towards the best possible health care and outcomes.

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