LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zynx Health, the market leader in providing evidence-based and experience-based clinical decision support (CDS) solutions, today announced that CEO Scott Weingarten, MD, MPH will present at the annual IHI National Forum in Orlando, Florida. In his session, Weingarten will detail how evidence-based clinical decision support is key to improved performance and financial outcomes mandated in healthcare reform.
WHO: Scott Weingarten, MD, MPH, president and founder of Zynx Health; David Classen, MD, senior vice president and CMO of Computer Sciences Corporation.
WHAT: Presentation entitled, “Can Clinical Decision Support Improve Patient Care?”
WHEN: Tuesday, December 6, 2011. Weingarten and Classen’s presentation will be held during two workshops: Workshop A26 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. EST, and Workshop B26 between 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. EST
WHERE: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) 23rd Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health; Orlando World Center Marriot Resort and Convention Center; Orlando, Fla.
WHY: Under today’s accountable care and healthcare reform initiatives, hospitals, physicians, and clinicians are challenged more than ever to gain clinical consistency, share resources, and operate under common quality and cost performance measures. Weingarten will highlight how clinical decision support provides the gateway for positive change throughout the continuum of care. Attendees will learn:
- The specific cost and quality outcomes associated with clinical decision support, including reduced mortality, admissions, readmissions, length of stay, and costs-five core clinical and financial outcomes closely tied to U.S. healthcare reform funding incentives.
- How clinical decision support facilitates both “meaningful use” attestation and the formation and sustainment of accountable care organizations (ACOs).
- How hospitals have optimized clinical decision support to save lives, reduce readmissions, and improve cost savings related to the treatment of chronic heart failure.
About Zynx Health
Zynx Health, a subsidiary of Hearst Corporation, is the market leader in providing evidence-based and experience-based clinical decision support solutions proven to measurably improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care. Thousands of hospital organizations and providers trust Zynx Health clinical evidence, order sets, plans of care, clinical decision rules, quality forecasters, and practice guidelines to drive clinical improvements at the point of care and deploy the clinical decision support solutions required to demonstrate meaningful use of EHRs. Collectively, clients have customized and deployed more than 216,000 order sets and plans of care within Zynx Health’s online solutions. To learn more, visit www.zynxhealth.com or call 888.333.9969.
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