Clinical System Design (CSD)

General term for the process for planning, selecting, designing and building clinical content into a clinical information system to support patient care.

CSD is one of the major activities taking place during the design phase of the Connect Care initiative, together with Groundwork, Direction-Setting, Adoption and Validation.

  • Core CSD relates to broad matters of design, such as the general format for discharge summaries to be applied throughout AHS.

  • Specialty CSD relates to the specific content needs of clinical service areas, such as medicine or surgery.

Related Concepts

    • Synonyms: Design, Content, Software Design

    • Terminology: MeSH