Clinical Decision Support

  • Vitaly HerasevichEmail author
  • Mikhail Dziadzko
  • Brian W. Pickering


The intensive care unit (ICU) is one of the most data-rich, process-intense environments in the modern hospital. Delivering a single process of care to a patient requires interactions between multiple individuals, highly vulnerable patients, and technology. We are at the beginning of an information revolution in healthcare focused initially on establishing the infrastructure required for electronic clinical data management and exchange. This goal will be ultimately be achieved by improved human-computer interfaces, smart clinical decision support systems, and true interoperability and data exchange between silos of care. The aim of this chapter is to discuss on the current status of clinical decision support systems in the acute care setting such as ICU.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vitaly Herasevich
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mikhail Dziadzko
    • 1
  • Brian W. Pickering
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative MedicineMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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