Problems and malfunctions involving clinical decision support systems are widespread at U.S. hospitals, and those issues may have potentially negative effects on patient safety, according to results of a new study.

The study identified and investigated several malfunctions in clinical decision support (CDS) systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and also included a preliminary survey of chief medical information officers to assess the frequency of such malfunctions.

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