Toward Standardization of Electronic Guideline Representation

  title={Toward Standardization of Electronic Guideline Representation},
  author={Mor Peleg and Romel Lacson and Elmer V. Bernstam and Samson Tu and Aziz A. Boxwala and Robert A. Greenes and E H Shortliffe},
Variation in healthcare practice that cannot be justified on the basis of differing clinical presentation has been demonstrated in the literature. 1-3 In fact, studies have shown that well accepted evidence-based guidelines exist which, if implemented, could substantially reduce inappropriate variation.4, 5 In spite of this, guideline implementation has not progressed as would be expected. 5, 6 Numerous clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have been produced and disseminated by a variety of… CONTINUE READING

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