Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)

  • Rami Doukky, M.D., system chair, Division of Cardiology, professor of medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Chicago, discusses the new CMS requirements for clinical decision support (CDS) appropriate use criteria (AUC) documentation in cardiac imaging starting on Jan. 1, 2018.

  • 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 leveraging health information technology (IT) to help...

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

  • National Decision Support Co. (NDSC) enhanced its ACR Select, an integration-ready, imaging decision support platform based on American College of Radiology (ACR) appropriateness criteria.

  • Stage 2 MU Has Inclusions for Imaging

    Stage 2 MU is for images

    There are some key requirements specifically aimed at imaging and radiology included in the Stage 2 meaningful use (MU) requirements released Aug. 23 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). HHS fielded many concerns and questions about these requirements and offered answers in the...

Videos | Clinical Decision Support | June 29, 2017

Rami Doukky, M.D., system chair, Division of Cardiology, professor of medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals...

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...

National Decision Support Company Imaging CT Systems Computerized Order CPOE
Technology | March 04, 2014

March 4, 2014 — National Decision Support Co. (NDSC) enhanced its ACR Select, an integration-ready, imaging decision...

CliniComp EHR Clinical Decision Support Computerized Physician Order Entry CPOE
Technology | March 04, 2014

March 4, 2014 — CliniComp expanded into outpatient and ancillaries with its CliniComp EHR, showcased at HIMSS 2014....

Technology | February 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 — The latest Soapware includes an order manager and continued progress toward 2014 meaningful use...

Stage 2 MU Has Inclusions for Imaging

One of the biggest requirements in Stage 2 MU is for images and radiology reports to be made accessible through a certified electronic health record (CEHRT).

Feature | October 25, 2012 | Dave Fornell

There are some key requirements specifically aimed at imaging and radiology included in the Stage 2 meaningful use (...

Appendix 2: Network engineers helped develop a working prototype for a Wi-Fi access point as a step to implementing wireless connectivity for modalities such as the C-arm shown in this sample diagram.

Appendix 2: Network engineers helped develop a working prototype for a Wi-Fi access point as a step to implementing wireless connectivity for modalities such as the C-arm shown in this sample diagram.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Boris Kalitenko, MS MIS, CIIP, MCSE, and Tom Waters, RTR

Broward Health Medical Center (BHMC) is a 716-bed, Level I trauma center located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla.,...

meaningful use, Stage 2, cardiology, radiology, CPOE, clinical decision support
Feature | August 27, 2012 | Dave Fornell

There are some key requirements specifically aimed at imaging and radiology included in the Stage 2 meaningful use (...

Large, Tertiary-Care Hospital Successfully Implements Radiology CPOE With Clinical Decision Support
News | February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012 — In an effort to reduce the inappropriate use of medical imaging and improve quality of care, a...

Technology | October 14, 2011

At RSNA 2011, MedCurrent will showcase the newest version of OrderRight, the leading medical imaging appropriateness...

Cerner is one of several vendors offering a CPOE solution. PowerOrders is part of its PowerChart electronic medical record.

Cerner is one of several vendors offering a CPOE solution. PowerOrders is part of its PowerChart electronic medical record.

Feature | October 06, 2011 | Helen Kuhl

Although computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems have been around for a few years, only a few vendors...

Feature | September 09, 2011 | Jeff Zagoudis

Federal incentive programs have been underway for just over a year to encourage adoption of electronic health...

News | April 12, 2011

April 13, 2011 – The Imaging e-Ordering Coalition is encouraging Medicare officials to look to existing clinical...

Technology | November 10, 2010

November 10, 2010 – A new version of a medical decision support solution will be unveiled at the...

Feature | February 04, 2010

In the past five years, no sector of healthcare has had as big a target on its back as advanced diagnostic...

Siemens Healthcare Health Services business unit CEO Janet Dillione

News | August 06, 2009

August 7, 2009 - Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (...

News | July 14, 2009

July 14, 2009 – The Electronic Health Records Association (EHR Association) made specific recommendations to the...

News | March 20, 2009

March 19, 2009 – Decatur Memorial Hospital, a 356-bed hospital in Decatur, IL, earned first place in...