|OpenClinical 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. It is designed to be 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.
OpenClinical is a not-for-profit organisation created and maintained as a public service with support from Cancer Research UK
under the overall supervision of an international technical advisory board.