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).

chest CT scans, blunt trauma ER cases, clinical criteria, UCSF study
Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 14, 2015

October 14, 2015 — Computed...

CDS
Blog | Clinical Decision Support | October 07, 2015

Thinking horses not zebras frames the problem. Details coming from diagnostic tests give physicians the ammunition...

American College of Radiology, ACR, Transforming Clinical Pratice Initiative
News | Clinical Decision Support | October 05, 2015

October 5, 2015 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) is one of 39 healthcare collaborative networks selected to...

CMAJ, new rule, young children, head trauma, CT, computed tomography, skull radiography
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 — A new decision rule will help emergency department physicians...

DataSpeaks, SRI International, license, SIMA, clinical decision support
News | Clinical Decision Support | September 09, 2015

September 9, 2015 — SRI International and DataSpeaks Inc. announced that SRI has licensed the Science of...

Technology | PACS | August 28, 2015

HealthMyne, an imaging informatics company, today announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

IBM, purchase, Merge Healthcare, $1 billion, Watson
News | PACS | August 06, 2015

August 6, 2015 — IBM announced that its Watson Health Cloud will gain the ability to “see” following the planned...

ACR, CMS, recommendations, CDS, AUC, appropriate use criteria, clinical decision
News | Radiology Imaging | July 13, 2015

July 13, 2015 - The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauds the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (...

echocardiography, ASE, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM, interpretation, Narula
News | 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 | June 04, 2015

June 4, 2015 - Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive...

Nuance, PowerScribe 360 Reporting, version 3.0, ACR, evidence-based guidelines
Technology | June 03, 2015

June 3, 2015 - Nuance Communications Inc. announced the general availability of PowerScribe 360 Reporting version 3....

McKesson Specialty Health, Guideline Explorer, cancer, iPad, Clear Value Plus
Technology | May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 — McKesson Specialty Health announced the availability of Clear Value Plus – Guideline Explorer to iPad...

News | May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015 — Minnesota healthcare providers can now access a free online tool to help ensure patients get 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 | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...

Videos | Information Technology | April 22, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has issue a draft list Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements. Jeff...

Blog | March 07, 2015

By Dave Fornell, editor 

With healthcare reform’s focus on information technology as the primary vehicle for...

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...

DynaMed App
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,...