CMS Radiology Decision Support Mandate:  Will you be ready?

Recorded August 4, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. EDT

 

Join Steve Herman, MD, to learn how you can prepare for the Jan. 1, 2017 CMS mandate for advanced imaging clinical decision support. Dr. Herman will discuss the mandate, define imaging decision support, important factors to consider when planning to meet the mandate, and provide a checklist of factors to look for when selecting a CDS provider. Includes info on the CMS July 8 proposed rules!

 

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Understanding the CMS decision support mandate
  • How reimbursements will be impacted by the mandate
  • The basics of Radiology Clinical Decision Support
  • A deep understanding of how radiology decision support should work in your organization
  • How to ensure that referring physician productivity is not affected by radiology decision support
  • What makes radiology decision support easy for your referring physicians to adopt
  • Understand the workflow of radiology decision support, and how it can enhance your current workflow
  • How it should fit in with your organization’s strategy
  • Key stakeholders of radiology decision support, and what they need to be successful
  • How to use radiology decision support analytics to assess ordering behaviors
  • How to create a clinical decision support culture
  • Understand the workflow of radiology decision support, and how it can enhance your current workflow
  • Important factors to look for when selecting a CDS partner

 

Who should attend?

Hospitals, Integrated Delivery Networks and Imaging Centers:

Chief Information Officer
Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Chief Medical Officer
Chief of Radiology/Imaging
 

Radiology Director
Decision Support Director

SPEAKER BIOS:

 

Stephen Herman, MD
Chief Medical Officer & Founder, MedCurrent

Dr. Herman has served for over thirty years as a thoracic radiologist. Trained at the University of Toronto and Harvard University, Dr. Herman is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine where he also served as head of Thoracic Imaging. He has over fifty articles in medical journals and has lectured at national and international radiology-related conferences on numerous occasions. Dr. Herman is also Founder and Chief Executive Officer of MedCurrent, a leading radiology decision support company.