MED1/337: Using the Internet to Deliver Decision Support Systems to Physicians

MW Peterson, KW Thomas, C Dayton
1999 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Scientifically based clinical guidelines are increasingly directing medical care. Two such guidelines are the National Asthma Education Program 2 (NAEP2) and the ATS/CDC Tuberculosis Guidelines. While these expert-derived guidelines are potentially very useful, it is difficult for individual physicians to be knowledgeable about all these guidelines and even more difficult for them to apply the guidelines to a specific patient care setting. Computer networks offer the potential to bridge this
more » ... d and individualize guidelines to providers at the point of clinical contact.
doi:10.2196/jmir.1.suppl1.e44 fatcat:i5hkgrw5rfbj7nbmg2aqrhytya