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).

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Technology | February 18, 2015

Physicians who use the clinical reference tool, DynaMed from EBSCO Health, can now access the valuable, evidence-...

Blog | February 12, 2015

It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically into the future,...

News | January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 — The 2014 Best in KLAS report ranks healthcare vendors and their...

News | October 10, 2014

October 2, 2014 – A KLAS report revealed a lack of widespread integration with EMRs, continuing to limit the...

News | August 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 — Marking the 30th anniversary of the publication of their first joint guidelines for the diagnosis...

Feature | July 03, 2014

July 3, 2014 — The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free...

Watchman, LAA occluder that may help increase cath lab procedure volume.

Left-atrial appendage (LAA) occlusions may help increase cath lab procedure volume.

Feature | June 17, 2014 | Dave Fornell

Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions...

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