Table 1

Improvement in ICD deactivations and ICD deactivation discussions after implementation of novel CDS tool in EMR*

QI measurePre-CDS implementationPost-CDS implementationP value
ICD deactivation occurred7210.02
ICD deactivation did not occur117
ICD deactivation discussion occurred14270.06
ICD deactivation discussion did not occur41
  • * Created by authors. **Using Fisher’s exact test.

  • CDS, clinical decision support; EMR, electronic medical record; ICD, implantable cardioverter defibrillator.