Table 2

Computable knowledge use cases

User groupUse cases for computable knowledge
Members of the publicAssessing health-related risks and how to manage them; what to do about acute symptoms
Patients (ie, people with a diagnosis)Self-management: how to assess disease activity or progression; how to adjust therapy; when to seek clinical contact, and how urgently
CliniciansTo guide diagnosis, prognosis, investigation, treatment…
Public health workersTo assess and manage population risks, and contain epidemics
Software developersTo support the development of apps, medical devices, clinical information systems, chatbots and clinical robots
Medical publishersTo provide content for paper and online publications and decision support systems