Example of simple application of CDS
The clinical setting in which this hypothetical tool has been applied is the prescribing of a medication. In this example, the patient has previously had an scg-expressionShowParts
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, an alert is displayed to remind the clinician of the previously diagnosed allergy. The application may also provide a mechanism to search for alternative medications. Note that the mechanics of this workflow uses a predefined rule which specifies a condition to be evaluated and an action to be taken if the condition evaluates to true.