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Table 5 Rating criteria used to elicit CDS priority performance gap-CDS opportunities: clinical performance gaps

From: A conceptual framework and protocol for defining clinical decision support objectives applicable to medical specialties

Criterion 1: Importance · Affects a relatively large number of patients (prevalence)
· On average, there are significant consequences to the patient in terms of increased risk of morbidity or mortality
· The gap may be addressed by patient engagement and delivery of more patient-centered care
· Poor performance leads to inefficient use of resources/waste in health care spending
· Scientific evidence or professional consensus exists on one or more actions to address the performance gap