National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Giving Teeth to Psychological Science

“The NIH Dental Institute has a psychological science program?” We’re accustomed to hearing that question from our behavioral science colleagues when we describe the behavioral science programs we oversee at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health. The answer is an More

Developing a Clinical Decision Support System

A Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) is an application that analyzes complex patient data to help healthcare providers make better clinical decisions. While these tools have been successfully used to reduce medical errors and improve healthcare efficiency, they have not always been embraced by providers. David Albert of Columbia University More