MedCurrent, a leading provider of clinical decision support (CDS) solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of John Adziovsky as President of the company. Mr. Adziovsky is a well-known expert in the radiology industry, having held leadership positions at Radimetrics, Bayer Healthcare, Montage Healthcare Solutions, and most recently Nuance Communications.
“Joining MedCurrent at this time is tremendously exciting for me,” said Mr. Adziovsky. “The global clinical decision support market is rapidly growing and MedCurrent has proven itself to be a clear leader in technology, user experience, and improved outcomes. As healthcare undergoes a paradigm shift towards value-based care, I look forward to helping MedCurrent continue to accelerate its growth in an evolving marketplace.”
MedCurrent Corporation is pleased to announce an agreement with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) to provide the ACC Cardiac Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) to the marketplace to enhance the delivery of quality patient care and meet regulatory requirements.
"MedCurrent’s collaboration with the ACC will enable more appropriate, evidence-based care for patients with cardiac conditions," said Stephen Herman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedCurrent Corporation. "Our team has been working closely with the ACC to integrate their AUC into MedCurrent’s clinical decision support mechanism (CDSM), OrderWise™, with a focus on workflow and clinical content structure that ensures the integrity and high-standards expected of the College. Our relationship with the ACC means leading healthcare providers will now have access to nationally recognized cardiac imaging recommendations delivered at the point of care.”
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and MedCurrent have announced a series of pilots to incorporate the RCR’s renowned radiology referral guidelines iRefer into MedCurrent’s Clinical Decision Support System. The pilot projects in the UK and elsewhere aim to provide seamless, evidence-based guidance at the point of request for GP requesting systems and hospital systems when selecting the diagnostic imaging test for their patients.
Following a successful proof of concept, the RCR determined that MedCurrent’s system had the ability to meet those aims. In addition it provides a one-stop knowledge database supporting quality improvement.
NCCN Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria to be Integrated into MedCurrent’s OrderWise Platform
FORT WASHINGTON, PA — The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is collaborating with MedCurrent to integrate the NCCN Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria (NCCN Imaging AUC™) into its clinical decision support (CDS) platform, OrderWise™, to allow for access to imaging recommendations as derived from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®).
“Integration of NCCN Imaging AUC directly into the electronic health care workflow through OrderWise™ will benefit providers with point-of-care access to qualified, NCCN Guidelines-based imaging recommendations to assure quality care of patients with cancer,” said Robert W. Carlson, MD, Chief Executive Officer, NCCN. “We welcome MedCurrent as an NCCN Health Information Technology (HIT) licensee and the opportunity to promote the standard of care set forth by expert NCCN Guidelines panels.”
"Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs and Member of Parliament for Toronto–St. Paul's, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, announced funding of up to $800,000 for MedCurrent Corporation...
With this funding, MedCurrent Corporation will focus on furthering the development and marketing of its clinical decision support tool. Leveraging a patient's relevant clinical history and evidence-based guidelines, this technology reduces the provision of unnecessary medical testing by enabling health care providers to determine the most appropriate imaging procedure (such as MRIs, CT Scans or Ultrasounds) required for each patient. MedCurrent Corporation's solution will help improve the quality of patient care and reduces the costs associated with imaging overutilization."
"With a single keypad click, the provider sees the evidence-based care path and initiates the system-defined care plan including e-prescriptions, referrals to specialists, and initiation of education programs perfectly matched to the patient’s transition of care. With another click, the patient is connected to the system’s digital health platform, allowing for engagement and interaction with a care coordinator, educator or coach as well as procurement of sensor-derived data such as blood pressure or weight. The system also enables point-of-care scheduling for recommended tests and procedures."
"MedCurrent Impact is a unique tool that can be integrated with an organization’s electronic health record (EHR) system to evaluate baseline order appropriateness and optimality. Furthermore, the captured data is analyzed and presented through MedCurrent’s Analytics platform to illustrate modality volume shifts and interactive ROI calculations, enabling the organization to understand better the impact of implementing CDS on local operations and finances. The resulting data and knowledge will bolster relevant strategic planning initiatives and ensure a more customized enterprise-wide CDS implementation."
"The newest version of the company’s clinical decision support (CDS) system streamlines efficiency for radiology departments and imaging centers. Updated interfaces are designed to enhance workflow while also improving physician adoption and compliance. MedCurrent CDS 3.0 provides significantly deeper data analytics functionality to measure the system’s effectiveness and drive improvement initiatives. Its updated Authoring Studio greatly simplifies the process of customizing rules to meet local medical practice patterns."
"MedCurrent’s OrderRight encompasses the workflow and clinical depth that best fits our system for today and tomorrow” said Rob Bart, M.D., LADHS Chief Medical Information Officer. “In particular, its seamless integration into our Cerner Millennium electronic medical record system will ensure that adoption by our providers will be accelerated. It’s fast and easy for ordering physicians and has powerful data base capabilities which we will need going forward. We made the decision to utilize clinical decision support in advance of a recently passed law that requires it to ensure quality care and to appropriately manage our costs,” noted Bart.