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CDSS project 


This COVID-19 CDSS project creates centrally managed Clinical Decision Support tools for the front line doctors in COVID-19 screening. It is being developed as a collaborative venture with EHRC@IIITB & DHIndia association and funded by Mphasis through their CSR. This introductory post explains more about the concept and intend of the project in detail.

This project page is intended to be a one stop shop about all the project related information. It will contain a collection of all the resources associated with this project and is intended to help you learn more about it, join and contribute or make use of this free service.

Open APIs for third party application developers

This solution is designed to enable easy integration with external applications. If you are a healthcare application developer and would like to integrate this solution to your application, we expose REST APIs that you can use. You can read more about the technical architecture of the solution here.

The Swagger based API specifications can be accessed here for your reference and understanding.

Supported protocols

This CDSS service is able to support multiple protocols at the same time. The user can select the protocol to use at the time of screening. Currently we support the following protocols


The symptoms used in this protocol has been taken from the version of IAF protocol shared by Dr. Lavanian Dorairaj. The scores for each of the symptoms have been derived by Manick Rajendran’s team of doctors using independent studies from across the world.

The details of the scoring used in the current protocol are available in this google sheet. The proposed sheet includes more factors that could be considered to enhance this protocol.


This protocol has been designed by a panel doctors under DHIndia association and led by Infection diseases specialist Dr. Rakesh. The details of the symptoms, commodities and exposure used in this protocol are available in this google sheet.