Clinical Decision Support (CDS)

National Institutes of Health
By Bernie Monegain 09:51 am August 03, 2015
The National Institutes of Health clinics has achieved Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, which puts the organization in an elite category of EHR users.
Health IT illustration
By Mike Miliard 07:19 am July 14, 2015
Since Hippocrates first brandished a pair of bronze forceps, physicians have aimed for quality care. Now, the move toward value-based reimbursement means quality improvement is an imperative. Proper use of CDS is essential to getting there.
trees growing out of coins
By Bernie Monegain 09:51 am July 08, 2015
The second quarter of 2015 proved to be robust both for health IT companies that raised venture capital and for those going public, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group.
Medications
By Mike Miliard 10:55 am June 12, 2015
Community health centers in Oregon were able to realize some substantial medication administration improvements after implementing an EMR protocol pioneered by Kaiser Permanente.
CRE
By Bernie Monegain 09:53 am June 03, 2015
Four big-name health systems are joining a White House initiative to tackle the deadly problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria -- known as superbugs. They infect 2 million people a year and result in 23,000 deaths annually.
Doctors and imaging
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am June 02, 2015
A new study from RAND Corporation shows that decision support technology can lead to a reduction in inappropriate advanced imaging studies. But practical challenges remain when it comes to putting the tools to work in clinical settings.
Doc and computer
By Bernie Monegain 10:27 am May 04, 2015
Regenstrief Institute aims to change the clunky nature of clinical decision support by making it possible for the clinicians to write decision support rules based on personal experience with their patients.
Analytics
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am April 30, 2015
As HHS pursues aggressive new timelines for the shift to value-based care, providers have just a couple years to start putting their data to work in service of more efficient care for healthier patient populations.
People with gears illustration
By John Andrews 09:23 am April 24, 2015
For providers considering how to assemble a viable accountable care organization, experts say the key is to first have a strong care coordination system in place.
DNA
By Gus Venditto 04:17 pm April 15, 2015
Breakthroughs in genetic research represent an exciting frontier for medicine. But in these early stages, the need for more clinical data is clear.

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