Introduction to the special issue on decision support in medicine

Gondy Leroy, Hsinchun Chen
2007 Decision Support Systems  
Information technology plays an important role in medicine because of the advanced decision support systems (DSS) it can provide. We provide an overview of the building blocks necessary for a medical decision support system and introduce seven research articles in this special issue that describe the development and evaluation of individual medical DSS building blocks or complete medical DSS.
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2006.02.001 fatcat:o6mqpgbu5faipenuyj3b3wnzri