In event planning circles, a “clinical event” is an event, e.g., meeting or party, attended by clinicians as opposed to administrative or financial personnel.
A state transition, normally a “create” or “update” state transition, targeting a record in an electronic medical record system or one of the systems associated with an electronic medical record system.
A report generated within a clinical trial that is subsequently evaluated for the presence of an adverse event by a clinical trial Clinical Event Committee.
Words often confused by use of the term “Clinical Event” include: Clinical Event (multiple definitions); Adverse Event; Clinical Act; Patient Event, Information Event.
The primary technical definition of “clinical event” includes the kind of “events” that are monitored by a “clinical event monitor” [1, 2, 3] used in synchronous or asynchronous decision support functions. Examples of these events include...