Topic: Clinical Decision Support
Policymakers looking to lower healthcare costs must continue to push the industry toward value-based models, experts told legislators at a hearing on Tuesday.
Experts say technology will take a leading role in both monitoring the spread of opioids and flagging patients who are at risk.
With more money flowing into the health IT sector than ever before, technology has become a primary driver behind M&A activity across the industry.
After a year in which investors sunk nearly $6 billion into digital health startups, funding activity hasn't slowed.
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.