Clinical Decision Support (CDS)

Mayo Clinic goes big on clinical decision support
By Bernie Monegain 09:06 am February 18, 2014
A Mayo Clinic team is launching a new company to provide clinical decision support tools for the ICU, operating room and emergency department. The startup is backed with $1.1 million in seed funding from Mayo Clinic and Silicon Valley investors The Social+Capital Partnership, and nonprofit Rock Health.
EHR rethink may reduce unneeded tests
By Mike Miliard 10:58 am February 17, 2014
When it comes to America's healthcare costs, spiraling ever upward, one of the main culprits is unnecessary testing. One researcher says thinking more about the psychological roots of how physicians make decisions, and how information is presented to them, could help limit the ordering of gratuitous screenings.
By Anthony Brino 10:02 am February 10, 2014
The ONC's Meaningful Use Workgroup will submit draft recommendations for Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program on Feb. 14. So far, the workgroup has developed a number of ideas that have consensus, but clinical quality measures may not be as easy to include in digital systems as previously thought.
Blackford Middleton continues work on CDS.
By Anthony Brino 10:31 am February 03, 2014
Blackford Middleton, MD, first came across the term "clinical decision support" in 1983. Today, Middleton continues his decades-long work on CDS and hoping the federal meaningful use program can help make clinical decision support systems more accessible, intelligent and interoperable.
New to-do lists loom for 'post-EHR era'
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am January 30, 2014
As the electronic health record becomes "just another app," more and more providers are setting their sights on an array of complex future needs. An IDC Health Insights report sees big changes coming for care delivery in 2014 and beyond.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 20, 2014
When it comes to America's healthcare costs, spiraling ever upward, one of the main culprits is unnecessary testing.
By Graham Hughes 12:00 am January 20, 2014
The health care industry's understandable excitement surrounding big data (Wow! the volume, the variety, the velocity) is gradually transforming into a queasy discomfort (Ugh! the volume, the variety, the velocity).
CPOE far from the debacle it once was
By Neil Versel 10:17 am January 07, 2014
Hospitals were treading carefully around CPOE a decade ago, especially after Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles turned off its CPOE system in early 2003. Today is a different story. Meaningful use is helping to drive CPOE uptake, workflows are better designed and physicians expect more automation. Yet there remain many challenges, industry...
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am December 20, 2013
One byproduct of the massive move toward digitization in healthcare over the past 10 years is a huge – and growing – amount of data.
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am December 20, 2013
"By computerizing health records," then President George W. Bush said in his 2004 State of the Union Address, "we can avoid dangerous medical mistakes, reduce costs, and improve care."

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