Toward a Representation Format for Sharable Clinical Guidelines

  title={Toward a Representation Format for Sharable Clinical Guidelines},
  author={Aziz A. Boxwala and Samson W. Tu and Mor Peleg and Qing Zeng-Treitler and Omolola Ogunyemi and Robert A. Greenes and Edward H. Shortliffe and Vimla L. Patel},
  journal={Journal of biomedical informatics},
  volume={34 3},
Clinical guidelines are being developed for the purpose of reducing medical errors and unjustified variations in medical practice, and for basing medical practice on evidence. Encoding guidelines in a computer-interpretable format and integrating them with the electronic medical record can enable delivery of patient-specific recommendations when and where needed. Since great effort must be expended in developing high-quality guidelines, and in making them computer-interpretable, it is highly… CONTINUE READING

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