Do physicians value decision support? A look at the effect of decision support systems on physician opinion

@article{Dreiseitl2005DoPV,
  title={Do physicians value decision support? A look at the effect of decision support systems on physician opinion},
  author={Stephan Dreiseitl and Michael Binder},
  journal={Artificial intelligence in medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={25-30}
}
OBJECTIVE Clinical decision support systems are on the verge of becoming routine software tools in clinical settings. We investigate the question of how physicians react when faced with decision support suggestions that contradict their own diagnoses. METHODOLOGY We used a study design involving 52 volunteer dermatologists who each rated the malignancy of 25 lesion images on an ordinal scale and gave a dichotomous excise/no excise recommendation for each lesion image. After seeing the system… CONTINUE READING