Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
In implementing an electronic health record (EHR), it is important to keep in mind the importance of acquiring a reliable clinical decision support system (CDSS). Studies have shown that CDSSs reduce medication errors, increase physician and patient satisfaction, decrease cost, and even decrease the rate of hospital-acquired (nosocomial) infections. However, recent studies have shown that widespread use of CDSSs is limited. Discuss the following:
- Discuss some of the many challenges that providers and organizations face when developing a CDSS.
Use at least 2 references, and cite them according to APA formatting guidelines.