Definition, Scope, and Challenges

Robert Greenes

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12 Scopus citations


This chapter defines clinical decision support (CDS) and discusses important concepts, terms and goals essential to the remainder of the book. It lays out the scope of the book and discusses the organization of subsequent sections. Issues and challenges facing implementation of CDS are briefly outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationClinical Decision Support
Subtitle of host publicationThe Road to Broad Adoption: Second Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages45
ISBN (Print)9780123984760
StatePublished - May 2014


  • CDS
  • Clinical decision support
  • Computer-based provider order entry (CPOE)
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Quantified Self

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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