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).

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

Image courtesy of Point of Care Decision Support

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...

News | June 06, 2014

June 6, 2014 — Wolters Kluwer Health announced that Kettering Health Network has selected ProVation Order Sets,...

News | May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 — A federal grant will support a pilot project designed by two chapters of the American College of...

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