Consistency of Clinical Practice across Clinics
Clinical Decision Support Service™ (CDSS™) allows for access to industry best-practices and institutional or licensed knowledge to conduct patient-specific assessment and provide recommendations to clinicians on best-practice or suggested protocols. A Decision Support Service takes in patient data as the input and provides back patient-specific assessments and recommendations. A Decision Support Service facilitates the implementation of clinical decision support capabilities in a scalable manner. This specification facilitates the implementation, maintenance, and consistency of clinical practice across clinical applications.
This specification specifies a platform-independent model (PIM) and a platform-specific model (PSM) for XML Web services that define the capabilities and interfaces of a DSS. These models fulfill the requirements specified in the normative sections of the HL7 DSS SFM while improving the simplicity and functional completeness of the service interface.