Search Tag: Clinical Decision Support System

Executive Health Management

2022 05 May

Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person appointment with a primary care physician, but being seen often takes days or weeks. As a consequence of the evolution of information technology infrastructure, the ability to deliver digital access to healthcare services has developed. The advantages are many, including eliminating... Read more

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Innovations with Impact

2022 18 Apr

We cannot predict the future, but we can prepare for a future that is increasingly unpredictable. With creativity, courage, and the power to get things done, we are preparing to master tomorrow’s challenges with today’s innovations.   Medicine today primarily focuses on treating disease – but in the future, it will increasingly be able to prevent... Read more

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Evaluating AI-Supported CDS Systems with Real-World Evidence

2022 30 Mar

A new analysis from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy details the data elements that real-world data (RWD) sources need when evaluating the performance of artificial intelligence (AI)-supported clinical decision support (CDS) tools.   Non-standardised electronic health record (EHR) systems and continually changing clinical workflows are... Read more

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CDS Improves Cardiovascular Health in Patients with Mental Health Disorders

2022 30 Mar

In a study appearing in JAMA Network Open , researchers found that primary care clinicians can significantly lower cardiovascular risk for patients with severe mental illness (SMI) when using a clinical decision support (CDS) system.   Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for those with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and... Read more

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Clinical Decision Support Improve Pneumonia Outcomes

2022 21 Mar

A study published in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  found that using a clinical decision support (CDS) tool can improve patient care and lower the mortality risk for pneumonia patients receiving emergency department (ED) care.   Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, pneumonia was a leading cause of death from infectious... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers at HIMSS 2022

2022 09 Mar

Siemens Healthineers will participate at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference - HIMSS 2022 - in Orlando from March 15 to March 17.   Siemens Healthineers will have a booth at the Orange County Convention Center displaying its newest products, services and solutions to support decision-making along the patient pathway.... Read more

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ED Decision Support for Discharging Suspected COVID-19 Patients

2022 11 Feb

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers recently evaluated the performance of a prognostic clinical decision-making tool to facilitate emergency department discharges of suspected COVID-19 patients. The University of Minnesota developed this logistic regression tool to alleviate some of the stress that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on... Read more

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Lung Cancer Care Empowered by AI - Meet the Team behind

2022 27 Jan

Facilitating decisions using vast amounts of comparative data – AI can do this, but creating the algorithms is a complex and lengthy process. Yet it can make a difference, especially in lung cancer care. The lack of early symptoms and the aggressive progression of lung cancer make it one of the deadliest types of cancer.[1]  Individually adapted... Read more

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European Physicians Don’t Trust CDSS for Elderly Fall Risk Management

2022 25 Jan

It is important to minimise fall risks for the elderly since these can result in severe injury. Since many cardiovascular and psychotropic medications commonly used by the elderly carry fall risks, a full review of prescribed medications should be conducted for elderly patients to assess fall risk. A Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) integrated... Read more

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Human Factors Engineering Improves CDS Usability for Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis

2021 29 Dec

According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Medical Informatics , poor usability continues to plague clinical decision support (CDS) despite its potential to improve patient safety. Although human factors engineering (HFE) approaches are recommended, few studies have investigated the impact of applying HFE methods and principles... Read more