Arezzo-based PROforma technologies and applications
(including commercial and prototype clinical decision support systems)

System Summary Links
Optimal Renal Anaemia Management Assessment
In clinical use. Developed by InferMed Ltd for Hoffmann-La Roche.
HIV treatment
In clinical use. Developed by Virology Networks and InferMed Ltd for Hoffmann-La Roche * Description- OpenClinical
Web-based clinical trial management system
MACRO has been used at over 200 sites in 35 countries across the world since July 1999 * Details- InferMed
Cancer pain control
Collaboration between InferMed Ltd., St. Christopher's Hospice and King's College Hospital in London.
Evidence without Effort Clinical decision support A collaboration by InferMed and BMJ Publishing. Integration of decision support with Clinical Evidence.
Genetic risk management
Support for GPs in assessing and communicating genetic risk information to women who are worried about their personal risk to breast and ovarian cancer * Details - ACL,
* PubMed link to 2nd RAGs BMJ paper,
* PubMed link to 1st RAGs BMJ paper
Early referral for suspected cancer
ERA is designed to help GPs comply with UK NHS urgent (two week) cancer referral guidelines * Description - OpenClinical
* Demonstration- InferMed
Decision support for prescribing in primary care.
Described in: Walton RT et al. Evaluation of computer support for prescribing (CAPSULE) using simulated cases. BMJ. 1997 Sep 27;315(7111):791-5. * PubMed link to BMJ paper on CAPSULE evaluation
Decision support for asthma management.
University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian; Basque Foundation for Medical Research; Basque Health Service. * University of the Basque Country

Tallis-based PROforma applications and technologies

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A clinical trial of decision-making and workflow management in the care of women at risk of or with a proven diagnosis of breast cancer.
Collaboration: ACL, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, Guys Hospital, London, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, University of California/San Francisco * ACL
The Development of natural language and speech interfaces for patient home monitoring and clinical services
5FP EU-funded project. Tallis has been adapted to permit spoken interaction with clinical (or other) applications. An interface in a patient interviewing application has been built and demonstrated * OpenClinical
Decision support for collaborative care in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
LISA is a decision support system embedded in a clinical database system for helping clinicians comply with dose amendement rules defined in a trial protocol for the treatment of children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. * OpenClinical - system description and references
* OpenClinical - LISA demo