SecondOpinion: interactive Web-based access to a decision model

  title={SecondOpinion: interactive Web-based access to a decision model},
  author={George C. Scott and Daniel J. Cher and Leslie Lenert},
  journal={Proceedings : a conference of the American Medical Informatics Association. AMIA Fall Symposium},
In this paper, we describe a computer architecture, which we call SecondOpinion, designed for automated, normative patient decision support over the World Wide Web. SecondOpinion custom tailors the discussion of therapy options for patients by eliciting their preferences for relevant health states via an interactive WWW interface and then integrating those results in a decision model. The SecondOpinion architecture uses a Finite State Machine representation to track the course of a patient's… CONTINUE READING


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