Computerized decision support systems for multimorbidity care - an urgent call for research and development

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dc.contributor.author Grace, Audrey
dc.contributor.author O'Donoghue, John
dc.contributor.author Mahony, Carolanne
dc.contributor.author Heffernan, Tony
dc.contributor.author Molony, David
dc.contributor.author Carroll, Thomas
dc.contributor.editor Cruz-Cunha, M. M.
dc.contributor.editor Miranda, I. M.
dc.contributor.editor Martinho, R.
dc.contributor.editor Rijo, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-02T11:33:27Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-02T11:33:27Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05
dc.identifier.citation Grace, A., O'Donognue, J., Mahony, C., Heffernan, T., Moloney, D. and Carroll, T. (2016) 'Computerized Decision Support Systems for Multimorbidity Care - An Urgent Call for Research and Development', in: Cruz-Cunha, M. M., Miranda, I. M., Martinho, R. and Rijo, R. (eds)., Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, pp. 486-494. isbn: 9781466699793 en
dc.identifier.startpage 486 en
dc.identifier.endpage 494 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9781466699793
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6567
dc.identifier.doi 10.4018/978-1-4666-9978-6.ch038
dc.description.abstract Healthcare organisations and General Practitioners (GPs) in particular, are overwhelmed by the growing number of patients with multiple chronic diseases (i.e. multimorbid) and the additional complexity involved in their associated treatments. There is evidence to suggest that Computerized Decision Support Systems (CDSS) offer many potential benefits to support multimorbidity care, but this remains under investigated. For example CDSS have been shown to improve the quality/safety of medication prescribing; to increase clinician adherence to guideline/protocol based care; as well as to enhance communication and decision making among providers and patients. This chapter draws on extant literature to discuss these and other potential benefits of CDSS for enhancing multiborbidity care and calls for further research and development in this area. The chapter also identifies the required features of such software systems and underlines a number of key challenges that must be overcome for the successful deployment of CDSS in this context. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IGI Global en
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dc.relation.uri https://www.igi-global.com/book/encyclopedia-health-telemedicine/141916
dc.rights © 2016 by IGI Global. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or distributed in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, without written permission from the publisher. Product or company names used in this set are for identification purposes only. Inclusion of the names of the products or companies does not indicate a claim of ownership by IGI Global of the trademark or registered trademark. en
dc.subject Multimorbidity en
dc.subject Chronic disease en
dc.subject Clinical decision support systems, Decision-making en
dc.subject Decision support en
dc.subject Information Systems en
dc.subject Research and development en
dc.title Computerized decision support systems for multimorbidity care - an urgent call for research and development en
dc.type Book chapter en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Carolanne Mahony, Business Information Systems, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: carolanne.mahony@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-08-02T11:20:14Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine en
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dc.internal.placepublication Hershey, Pennsylvania en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress carolanne.mahony@ucc.ie en


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