Clinical Decision Support

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Clinical Decision Support

Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive imaging studies can help reduce the ordering of unnecessary tests, but implementation in real-world settings has many challenges, according to a new RAND Corp. study.

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement, CPOE

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and final set of MU rules are a core part of the plan to reform the American healthcare by leve...

The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free mobile Echo AUC app at the ASE Silver Anniversary Scientific Sessions in Portland, Ore., last week.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston conducted a pilot study of a Web-enabled computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system (another Stage 2 requirement) with embedded imaging decision support. In an effort to reduce the inappropriate use of...

echocardiography, ASE, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM, interpretation, Narula
A research team from New York has announced advances in automated echocardiography decision systems that could help clinicians more accurately assess complex...
CDS, clinical decision support, Rand Corp., study, appropriateness
Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive imaging studies can help reduce the ordering of unnecessary tests, but implementation in real-...
Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and...
COR Medical Technologies (COR) announced that Gregg W. Stone, M.D. has been appointed to its Senior Editorial Board.
ACC, Guideline App, prevention, atrial fibrillation, clinical decision support
Version 2.0 of the American College of Cardiology's Guideline Clinical App includes the healthy lifestyle and obesity guidelines, marking
The newest version of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria updated 19 appropriateness criteria topics and added...
Physicians who use the clinical reference tool, DynaMed from EBSCO Health, can now access the valuable, evidence-based content...
National Decision Support Co. (NDSC)'s ACR Select is an integration-ready, imaging decision support platform based on American College of...

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CDS, clinical decision support, Rand Corp., study, appropriateness
Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive imaging studies can help reduce the ordering of unnecessary tests, but implementation in real-...
Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and...
Bendavia, heart attack, scarring, angioplasty, ACC, study
Patients who received the new drug Bendavia before undergoing angioplasty or stent implantation after a heart attack showed no significant reduction in...
The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free mobile Echo AUC app at the ASE Silver Anniversary Scientific...

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Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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