Decision Support

prescription prices
By Bill Siwicki 08:22 am February 22, 2018
To help fight sticker shock, the e-prescribing vendor is enabling doctors and patients to work together to find the best, most affordable covered medication – before the patient leaves the office.
value-based care clinical decision support

Kurt Hegmann, MD, from the University of Utah and a Kaiser partner, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Bill Siwicki 09:40 am February 20, 2018
A physician working on a major Kaiser Permanente clinical decision support implementation shares lessons learned.
FDA decision support guidance
By Mike Miliard 01:27 pm February 07, 2018
The informatics group says that with big innovation on the horizon it still sees ongoing confusion among developers and clinicians over which CDS and PDS software is considered a "device" and which isn't.

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm February 02, 2018
Intermountain Healthcare is poised to validate and launch several tests to identify genetic variants associated with hereditary cancers.
clinical decision support
By Bill Siwicki 04:34 pm February 01, 2018
Hospitals and health systems should ensure their systems are well-connected to nursing homes, says a prominent medical academic.
AI oncology

Elekta's digital cancer care and its MOSAIQ Oncology Information System. Credit: Elekta

By Bill Siwicki 03:12 pm January 31, 2018
The oncology systems vendor is pairing Watson for Oncology as an AI-based clinical decision support system with its digital cancer care platforms.
Hospital CIOs
By Bill Siwicki 12:13 pm January 31, 2018
CIOs need to eliminate unwarranted care variations, deploy telemedicine and encourage adoption of consumer-centric technologies, The Advisory Board says.
Elsevier acquires Via Oncology
By Mike Miliard 01:36 pm January 18, 2018
The company's evidence-based treatment pathways for cancer centers, developed over years at UPMC, will be added to Elsevier's analytics portfolio.
imaging informatics
By Bill Siwicki 04:15 pm January 15, 2018
After years of skepticism and uncertainty, the future of imaging informatics is firmly tied to the cloud, a Frost & Sullivan study says.
opioid crisis
By Mike Miliard 01:02 pm January 11, 2018
Premier survey shows executives at U.S. health systems are prioritizing their response to the crisis because technology may be among the most important tools to manage it.

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