Topic: Clinical Decision Support
Diagnostic errors are a leading cause of liability claims; one common mistake is failure to get a complete patient history.
Diagnostic errors and opioid safety across the continuum of care lead the ECRI Institute’s list of safety priorities for 2018.
One prominent drug safety researcher said the provisions were long overdue, adding that prescribing data will help clinicians make better decisions.
The FDA's approval of an app that uses AI to notify specialists of a potential stroke offers new possibilities for triage software that uses CDS.
Asking patients about their goals helps ensure their medical care fits their life plans, Stanford researchers say.
AMIA and CHIME called for more clarity regarding machine learning software, while CDS Coalition said the FDA's guidance would lead to patient harm.
A new CDC initiative is focused on ways the agency can leverage digital tools to get clinical guidelines in front of providers.
The digital health industry waited six years for the FDA to release CDS guidance. Now that it's here, some say the agency didn't push far enough.
New guidance from the FDA provides oversight exemptions for clinical decision support tools and reclassifies apps that connect with EHRs.
After the CDC's experience with Ebola in 2014, one CDC administrator says the agency did some "soul searching" when it comes to data management.