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Clinical Decision Support (CDS) is a process for enhancing health-related decisions and actions. It empowers clinicians, patients, and other stakeholders by enhancing clinical decision-making and clinical processes and improving the quality of health care services and patient outcomes.

The purpose of the Clinical Decision Support Working Group (CDS-WG) is to provide a forum for AMIA members to share their interests, ideas, and experiences with CDS, and to help organize related activities at AMIA meetings.

Among its activities, the CDS-WG holds monthly online meetings, which all AMIA members are invited to attend.

Specific tasks for the CDS-WG include:

  • Serve as a discussion and collaboration hub for AMIA members who are interested in CDS.
  • Develop mechanisms for WG members to participate in discussions, which may include emails, forums, blogs, and other means.
  • Produce panel presentations, tutorials, research papers, white papers, and other content-based artifacts of value to the AMIA community.
  • Identify CDS opportunities for AMIA in partnership with government, academic, and industry organizations through CDS-WG discussions, meetings, and workshops.
  • Provide a collective voice for CDS-WG members to give input on matters of policy-relevant to CDS.
  • Harness AMIA member experience and expertise in CDS to help achieve AMIA's goal to improve health through health information technology.

Leadership

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Michael A. Grasso, MD,PhD

Chair 2018-2022
Assistant Professor
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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Asli Weitkamp

Vice Chair 2022-2023
Vanderbilt University
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Eric Pan, MD

Vice Chair 2022-2023
Senior Study Director
Westat
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Amy M. Knight, MD

Chair Elect 2022
CMIO & Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
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Andrea Pitkus, PhD, MLS (ASCP) CM

Member-at-Large 2022-2023
Clinical Terminology Domain Expert
University of Wisconsin, Madison