Initiating standardized patient care
Clinical practice guidelines have long helped physicians choose therapies that medical research and practice support. But the frequent changes and intricacies of these guidelines can make applying them challenging.
Attesting to guideline consideration no longer requires printing relevant guidelines, circling helpful advice and scanning pages for upload to the electronic medical record system.
Choosing the relevant guidelines
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Guidelines, a clinical decision support app for Tumor Board, oncologists can choose the relevant National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines
In fact, use of
Guidelines app prior to or during a tumor board meeting eliminates the stress of referencing external sources and manually documenting guidelines consultation for hospital administrators’ quality metrics.
Using the app:
- Navigate to tumor-specific guidelines or use patient information to pull the relevant NCCN Guidelines into view in
- Choose a starting point or chapter to see step-by-step decisions or a decision tree to guide care path determination.
- Check off steps to document adherence to clinical practice guidelines or enter rationale for deviation from the prescribed care.
- Update patient paths as clinical practice guideline revisions become available.