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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 scarring compared to patients given a...

Point of Care Decision Support, anticoagulation software, PCDS AC, therapy

Point of Care Anticoagulation software (PCDS AC) optimizes delivery of anticoagulation (AC) drugs and reduces adverse events associated with anticoagulation therapy.

ACC, Guideline App, prevention, atrial fibrillation, clinical decision support

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched version 2.0 of their Guideline Clinical App. With the addition of the healthy lifestyle and obesity guidelines, the app now contains the full...

ACR, Appropriateness Criteria, clinical decision support, update, March 2015

New and updated American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria now help healthcare providers choose the most appropriate medical imaging exam or radiation therapy for more than...

Physicians who use the clinical reference tool, DynaMed from EBSCO Health, can now access the valuable, evidence-based content anywhere with the new DynaMedmobile app. The new app has...

The 2014 Best in KLAS report ranks healthcare vendors and their solutions by the professionals who use them—healthcare providers.

A KLAS report revealed a lack of widespread integration with EMRs continues to limit the effectiveness of order sets and care plans.

August 15, 2014 — Marking the 30th anniversary of the publication of their first joint guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, the American College of Cardiology (ACC)...

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...

Watchman, LAA occluder

Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging today that will become commonplace in...

Wolters Kluwer Health announced that Kettering Health Network has selected ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, as its clinical content management system.

A federal grant will support a pilot project designed by two chapters of the American College of Cardiology to reduce health care costs by providing tools to help doctors and patients communicate...

The fine print in the new Medicare legislation now mandates the use of CDS software to show tests and procedures ordered meet AUC set by medical societies in order to get full Medicare/Medicaid...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) exhibited at the American College of Physicians’ (ACP) Internal Medicine 2014 meeting in early April as part of the society’s efforts to spread the...

April 24, 2014 — SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization, announced an agreement to implement Stanson Health's next-generation clinical decision support (CDS) system....

Congress recently passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which requires use of appropriate use criteria (AUC) and clinical decision support (CDS) software to get Medicare...

April 1, 2014 — Citing accelerating healthcare costs and finite resources, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) announced they will begin incorporating...

The Senate passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (H.R. 4302) March 31, in a vote of 64 to 35.

clinical decision support software CDSS

Countries across the globe are struggling to combat issues such as escalating healthcare costs, poor or inconsistent quality of healthcare, rapid expansion in healthcare insurance and changing...

National Decision Support Company Imaging CT Systems Computerized Order CPOE

National Decision Support Co. (NDSC) enhanced its ACR Select, an integration-ready, imaging decision support platform...