Search Tag: CDS

IMAGING Management

ECR2016: Clinical Decision Support: Referral Guidelines For Europe

2016 04 Mar

As hospitals and health professionals feel the strain from increased pressure to produce more data and images, radiologists in Europe are working with their counterparts in the U.S. to introduce new referral guidelines by 2017 that will improve the workflow and meet the increasing demand for more imaging. Introducing a ‘professional challenges session’... Read more

Health Management

Appropriate Imaging and Clinical Decision Support

2016 05 Jan

"We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us” (McLuhan)Wasteful, unhelpful imaging helps nobody, and may be associated with patient harms through unneeded and unwanted intervention. Appropriate imaging through referral guidance is advocated through the Bonn Call-for-Action (International Atomic Energy Authority and World Health Organization... Read more

IT Management

Multiple Perspectives on Decision Support

2015 16 May

Computerised clinical decision support (CDS) has been shown to improve healthcare processes and outcomes in a number of studies, although its potential has yet to be reached. Challenges to CDS development, management, and use are multifaceted — involving people, processes, and technology. A recent study, reported in the journal BMC Medical Informatics... Read more

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