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Hiroshi Tanaka

Division of Medical Data Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan


  • Original Article   
    Improvements in Diabetic Patients’ Outcomes in a Clinical Decision Support System
    Author(s): Sakiko Ota*, Kaoru Mogushi, Aizan Hirai, Yoshihito Niimura and Hiroshi Tanaka

    Background: There is considerable interest worldwide in prevention and control of diabetes using health information technology systems. Although previous studies have acknowledged improvements of blood pressure control in a clinical decision support system (CDSS), little is known about whether it could contribute to diabetic patients‘ outcomes. Objectives: To compare diabetic patients‘ outcomes six months before and after the introduction of a CDSS. Methods: We considered patients with diabetes in a general hospital and ten clinics that embedded a CDSS within an electronic health record in April 2011, and tracked their medical records from October 2010 to March 2012 (split at April 2011; pre- and post-period). The CDSS mainly had two main functions: .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.24105/ejbi.2018.14.1.6