Research in Clinical
Write a research based
paper on the following scenario:
Suppose you are a
system designer at a health care organization. You are asked to design a
comprehensive clinical decision support system. You need to write a paper to
describe your initial plan of the overall structure and function of your
system. Your paper should include the discussions of the following issues.
Review the topics that
have been discussed in this class. Relate the topics to your own experiences.
Use outside references if necessary. Your paper should be 1500-2000 words,
using APA style formatting. Your paper must include an introductory paragraph
with a brief thesis statement, and a conclusion paragraph. It must address the
topics with critical thought.
Include the following
topics in your paper:
What is the basic
architecture of your clinical decision support system? What type of databases
would you use? Why?
What are the major and
specific functionalities of your system for specialty support? Can you give
examples in the areas of laboratory and pharmacy?
What general standards
would be needed for the development of your clinical decision support system?
What standardized clinical data representation codes or terminologies would you
How would you improve
the current available systems, regulations and standards for better clinical
decision support from the patient perspective?