Search Tag: clinical decision support

IT Management

Support Tool Tailors Preventive Care Recommendations

2021 09 Nov

U.S. national prevention guidelines fail to account for comorbid conditions and patient preferences like lifestyle, cost, convenience, and side effects. Applying guidelines can be a challenge for physicians who have limited clinical time to prioritise recommendations and for patients. This can lead to poorly understanding health guidelines and exacerbates... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI System Achieves Radiologist Accuracy in Detecting Breast Cancer from Ultrasound

2021 30 Sep

On 24 September in  Nature Communications , NYU and NYU Abu Dhabi researchers reported developing an artificial intelligence (AI) system with radiologist-level accuracy for identifying breast cancer in ultrasound.  Ultrasound is a critical tool used along with mammography for breast cancer screening, detection, and characterization. Compared to... Read more

Decision Support

Clinically Appropriate Use of Diagnostic Imaging With Medicalis CDS

2021 30 Sep

Imaging clinical decision support systems are the next generation tools for the appropriate utilisation of diagnostic imaging.   Statistics show that up to 26% of all imaging is ordered incorrectly. This is because orders are generally placed without evidence-based standards. The goal should be to ensure the right order the first time.   The Medicalis... Read more

Decision Support

Value Partnerships: A Game-Changer for Healthcare

2021 25 Aug

The healthcare industry continues to face significant challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic, an ageing population, and a consistent increase in the prevalence of chronic diseases are among the most urgent. Demand for quality care and delivering value to all stakeholders continue to be the primary goals for healthcare providers.   If the healthcare industry... Read more

ICU Management

Study: AKI alerts associated with lower mortality, LOS

2017 02 Nov

A clinical decision support system (CDSS) that monitors blood creatinine levels in hospitalised patients to alert physicians to potential acute kidney injury (AKI) was associated with a small but significant reduction in mortality and hospital length of stay (LOS), according to research from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC published in the Journal... Read more

Health Management

Value-Based Radiology: View from Europe

2017 16 Feb

What does value-based healthcare and value-based radiology mean to you as a Radiology Director?   Value–based healthcare as a whole is an issue beyond the radiology department. For the time being, in Germany, it is more of a general trend. The insurance and the reimbursement systems haven’t really implemented the value-based reimbursement of... Read more