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.

Although computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems have been around for a few years, only a few vendors really embraced the market with robust offerings and only a few healthcare providers showed interest in adopting them — until the 2009...

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-...
Nuance, PowerScribe 360 Reporting, version 3.0, ACR, evidence-based guidelines
Nuance Communications Inc. announced the general availability of PowerScribe 360 Reporting version 3.0, delivering the industry’s first integrated...
McKesson Specialty Health, Guideline Explorer, cancer, iPad, Clear Value Plus
McKesson Specialty Health announced the availability of Clear Value Plus – Guideline Explorer to iPad users. The Guideline Explorer app is...
Nuance, PowerScribe 360 Reporting, version 3.0, ACR, evidence-based guidelines
PowerScribe 360 Reporting version 3.0 from Nuance Communications Inc. is the industry’s first integrated computer-assisted reporting
The Clear Value Plus – Guideline Explorer iPad app from McKesson Specialty Health is a mobile reference tool that gives users access...
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...

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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...
The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free mobile Echo AUC app at the ASE Silver Anniversary Scientific...
Congress recently passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (H.R. 4302) that delays a 24 percent Medicare physician payment cut for 12 months....

Video Center

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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A battle is taking shape in computed tomography (CT), one that pits the tubes that deliver X-...
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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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