PCCDS is CDS that supports individual patients and their approved care givers and/or care teams in health-related decisions and actions by leveraging information from PCOR findings and/or patient-specific information (e.g. patient-generated health data).

Latest News

On March 28, 2019, we released our report: A Stakeholder-driven Action Plan for Improving Pain Management, Opioid Use, and Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Through Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support. Highlights of the report include:

  • 19 PCCDS tools that support patient care for pain, opioids, and opioid use disorder (OUD)
  • 5 Future Scenarios that illustrate the uses of PCCDS for pain management and opioids
  • 11 stakeholder groups and recommended actions for them to improve care through PCCDS 
  • 4 areas in which PCCDS implementation efforts are already underway

Recent Events

For those of you who have plans to go to AMIA next week, please stop by any of the following events and catch up with the people and activities of the PCCDS Learning Network!

Sunday, November 17th 3:30-5PM -- S03: Panel: Results from a Multi-stakeholder Action Plan to Better Leverage Patient-centered Clinical Decision Support in Addressing the Opioid Misuse Crisis

Monday, November 18th 12:30 PM–1:30 PM -- Late Breaking Presentation: AHRQ evidence-based Care Transformation Support (ACTS) Initiative; 5–6:30PM -- Poster Session I - Board 057: Promoting Trust, Standards, and Real-World Applications for Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support

Wednesday November 20th 7-8:30AM -- Birds of a Feather Session: Computable Biomedical Knowledge, “Knowledge Commons,” Policy and Trust; 8:30-10AM -- S104: Oral Presentation: Barriers, Facilitators, and Potential Solutions to Advancing Interoperable Clinical Decision Support: Multi-Stakeholder Consensus Recommendations for the Opioid Use Case; 10:30AM-12PM -- S106: Panel: Toward Patient-facing Clinical Decision Support: Critical Issues and Near-term Opportunities

Please check out materials from our 2019 Annual Conference held in October in Washington DC or get materials from any of our prior meetings.