Standards for Reproducible, Accurate Measurement of Clinical Decision Support (STREAM-CDS)

Healthcare providers nationwide have spent billions of dollars adopting electronic health records (EHRs) that incorporate clinical decision support (CDS) to improve patient safety, reduce costs, and comply with federal regulations, but evaluations of CDS implementations have not consistently reported improved patient outcomes or lower costs. Alerts that prompt clinicians about […]

Guidelines for Large-Scale Applied Clinical Informatics Research (GLACIeR)

The last decade witnessed dramatic growth in electronic health record (EHR) adoption, from less than 10% to nearly universal, in part due to more than $30 billion of federal government spending. Until recently, EHR implementation was limited to locally developed systems at large, academic healthcare organizations, which enabled extensive customization […]