Decision Support

doctor decision making tool

Wolters Kluwer's UpToDate, a guided clinical decision-making tool. Credit: UpToDate Twitter

By Dave Muoio 03:09 pm February 28, 2018
The Netherlands-based company’s newest offering contains two interactive tools for physicians, to better match symptoms and health history along with lab test results.
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By Verizon 01:35 pm February 27, 2018
Forrest Carr, director of business innovation and digital experience for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, defines digital convergence and discusses how it differs from digital transformation as the new enterprise imperative, what that looks like for healthcare, what strategies can address challenges of convergence, and how to innovate toward desired...

A traditional Chinese medicine hall in China.

By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm February 26, 2018
The company plans to broaden its knowledge of traditional Eastern healing techniques, creating a taxonomy for its Embase biomedical literature database. 
CX in healthcare: It’s all about culture
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By Verizon 05:45 pm February 25, 2018
Nancy Green, global practice lead for healthcare and life sciences at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, discusses how widening your view on patient experience will require new models and new thinking. She highlights the evolving focus on customer experience in healthcare, the role that voice-of-the-customer feedback plays in CX design and why...
Beyond meaningful use: How enterprise IT modernization enables providers to focus on improving outcomes
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By Leidos 02:05 pm February 25, 2018
William Kloes, president of commercial health at Leidos, believes that deeply integrated IT systems can deliver the data and analytics needed to prosper in the new world of value-based care.
Clinical decision support

Blackford Middleton, chief informatics and innovation officer at Apervita, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8. Credit: Apervita Twitter

By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm February 22, 2018
At HIMSS18, longtime health informaticist Blackford Middleton will show how CDS can be deployed online and via SMART on FHIR apps and shared across EHRs nationwide.
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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.
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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.

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