has been created to:
- Promote decision support, clinical workflow and other knowledge management technologies in patient care and clinical research;
- Disseminate methods and tools for building healthcare knowledge applications that comply with the highest quality, safety and ethical standards;
- Build a community of individuals, organisations and commercial companies who believe in the value of knowledge management, and who wish to contribute to the definition and adoption of open technical standards for medical applications.
The OpenClinical Web site is aimed in particular at healthcare professionals and managers, medical informaticians and computer scientists and industry. A “one-stop shop” for anyone interested in learning about and tracking developments on advanced knowledge management technologies for healthcare such as point-of-care decision support systems, “intelligent” guidelines and clinical workflow.