Introduction to the special issue on decision support in medicine

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Information technology plays an important role in medicine because of the advanced decision support systems (DSS) it can provide. We provide an overview of the building blocks necessary for a medical decision support system and introduce seven research articles in this special issue that describe the development and evaluation of individual medical DSS building blocks or complete medical DSS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1203-1206
Number of pages4
JournalDecision Support Systems
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2007



  • Medical decision support system
  • Medicine
  • Overview

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Information Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Information Systems and Management

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