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clinical decision support

May 19, 2015  1:22 PM

New survey: Physicians most likely to make patient notes, prescriptions in electronic systems

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
clinical decision support, e-prescribing, EHR, EHR systems

Physicians have come a long way in a short time in getting comfortable working with EHR systems and other healthcare technology. Nearly 80% of U.S. physicians say they are more proficient with EHRs than they were two years ago. American doctors made up 601 of the more than 2,600 physicians from...

December 4, 2012  12:53 PM

E-prescribing software use on the rise across the U.S.

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
clinical decision support, CMS, e-prescribing, mHealth

Nearly half (48%) of U.S. physicians are using e-prescribing software, up from only 7% of physicians in December 2008. All 50 states have had an increase in e-prescribing technology over that time,

September 5, 2012  11:01 AM

Patients believe adoption of new tech will decrease medical errors

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
clinical decision support, meaningful use stage 2, patient engagement

More than two thirds of Americans (68%) believe that the adoption of new health care technologies will result in a decrease in medical mistakes and nearly a third (30%) of patients report that they or a family member or friend has been a victim of a medical mistake in their life....

May 15, 2012  12:55 PM

Is increased technology the key to ACO care delivery?

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
accountable care organization, ACO, clinical decision support, EHR systems, HIE, Pioneer ACO Model

With the accountable care organization (ACO) destined to impact health IT strategy, insurer Aetna and Banner Health Network (BHN) -- a non-profit health care system --...

November 16, 2011  12:59 PM

EHR data spurs real-time evidence-based medicine

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
clinical decision support, Data Mining, EHR, EMR, House MD

This time, House, M.D. fans, it was lupus. The article "Evidence-Based Medicine in the EMR Era" published in the Nov. 10 issue of the New England Journal...

October 6, 2011  1:10 PM

IBM’s Watson launches career in clinical decision support

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
clinical decision support, electronic health record, IBM Watson

Health care providers face a huge challenge in keeping up with the large volumes of medical literature and research they must read to stay current in their field. Having the help of a supercomputer -- like IBM's...

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April 20, 2010  6:59 AM

Challenges, rewards in implementing clinical decision support

JeanD Profile: JeanD
clinical decision support

Clinical decision-support (CDS) systems are difficult to implement when stated goals and objectives are lacking, clinicians are reluctant, and the organization has a complicated structure. Once these barriers are overcome, however, those systems can help improve care. So says the latest

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