Clinical Decision Support

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for clinical decision support, CDS, used for diagnostic aids, workflow enhancement, and to select appropriate use criteria (AUC).

IBM Watson Health, acquisition, Truven Health Analytics
News | Clinical Decision Support | March 02, 2016
March 2, 2016 — IBM Watson Health announced plans Feb. 18 to acquire Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of...
integrated clinical decision support, CDS, Wolters Kluwer, E-book
News | Clinical Decision Support | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — The Health division of Wolters Kluwer announced the release of a complimentary e-book that...

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Feature | Clinical Decision Support | January 06, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Clinical decision support (CDS) software has been discussed for years as a way to help clinicians follow best practice...
Technology | Clinical Decision Support | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched a new Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)/ACC...
Feature | Cath Lab | November 09, 2015
November 9, 2015 — The number of angioplasty procedures classified as rarely appropriate declined sharply between 2010...
DataSpeaks, SRI International, license, SIMA, clinical decision support
News | Wearables | September 09, 2015
September 9, 2015 — SRI International and DataSpeaks Inc. announced that SRI has licensed the Science of Individuality...
IBM, purchase, Merge Healthcare, $1 billion, Watson
News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | August 06, 2015
August 6, 2015 — IBM announced that its Watson Health Cloud will gain the ability to “see” following the planned...
echocardiography, ASE, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM, interpretation, Narula
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015 - A research team from New York has announced advances in automated echocardiography decision systems...
CDS, clinical decision support, Rand Corp., study, appropriateness
Feature | Clinical Decision Support | June 04, 2015
June 4, 2015 - Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive imaging studies can help reduce the...
Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...
News | Clinical Decision Support | April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015 — COR Medical Technologies (COR) announced that Gregg W. Stone, M.D. has been appointed to its Senior...
Videos | Information Technology | April 22, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has issue a draft list Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements. Jeff Coughlin,...
Point of Care Decision Support, anticoagulation software, PCDS AC, therapy

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News | Clinical Decision Support | March 11, 2015
March 11, 2015 — Point of Care Anticoagulation software (PCDS AC) optimizes delivery of anticoagulation (AC) drugs and...
ACC, Guideline App, prevention, atrial fibrillation, clinical decision support
Technology | March 06, 2015
March 6, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched version 2.0 of their Guideline Clinical App. With...
ACR, Appropriateness Criteria, clinical decision support, update, March 2015
Technology | March 02, 2015
March 2, 2015 — New and updated American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria now help healthcare...