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July 2019

MedCurrent Announces Partnership with CMS Imaging Inc. to Distribute OrderWise® Clinical Decision Support Solution

MedCurrent Corporation, a leader in radiology clinical decision support (CDS) solutions, today announced a partnership with CMS Imaging Inc., a premier healthcare solutions provider based out of South Carolina specializing in the sales and service of diagnostic medical imaging equipment. This partnership will see CMS Imaging distribute MedCurrent's OrderWise® clinical decision support platform as part of its comprehensive catalogue of health informatics solutions.

MedCurrent’s iRefer Clinical Decision Support Solution Now Available Through UK G-Cloud 11 Framework

 

MedCurrent UK LTD, a global leader in Clinical Decision Support (CDS) software, is proud to announce that it has been accepted on the UK Crown Commercial Services (CCS) G-Cloud 11 Framework as a Cloud Software (Lot 2) supplier effective July 2, 2019. Being listed on the CCS Digital Marketplace, MedCurrent now offers its CDS solution, which leverages the Royal College of Radiologists’ (RCR) iRefer radiological investigation guidelines, as a hosted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription offering to UK public service organizations.

 

MedCurrent OrderWise® Clinical Decision Support Selected by Emory Healthcare to Enable More Appropriate Care

MedCurrent Corporation, a global leader in clinical decision support (CDS) solutions, announces that Emory Healthcare, the largest and leading academic health system in Georgia, USA, has selected MedCurrent’s OrderWise® CDS system to ensure appropriate ordering of advanced medical imaging.

 

June 2019

ScriptSender Partners with MedCurrent to Enable Fast Clinical Decision Support Integration

ScriptSender, a leader in enabling secure, one-click communication between healthcare providers, today announced a partnership with MedCurrent Corporation, a leader in radiology Clinical Decision Support (CDS) technology. As a result, MedCurrent's OrderWise® CDS platform will be integrated into ScriptSender's full software suite so that physicians have a streamlined way to meet the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) mandates set down by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for advanced imaging.

December 2018

 

First UK pilot of pioneering radiology referral software kicks off at London hospital and local GP surgeries

 

An integrated clinical decision support (CDS) software package to improve imaging referrals and workflow is now being trialed in the UK. The new iRefer CDS package incorporates The Royal College of Radiologists’ (RCR) world-renowned iRefer radiology referral guidelines into a bespoke IT solution from Canadian CDS experts MedCurrent.   

 

April 2018

 

MedCurrent and CliniSys Enable Evidence-Based Diagnostic Requests Through Integration of OrderWise® Clinical Decision Support with Integrated Clinical Environment (ICE)

 

It is recognised that Clinicians with clinical decision support (CDS) available to them are 70% more likely to order the required diagnostic tests; 60% more likely to prescribe the correct medicines or other therapies; 60% more likely to monitor drug effects in line with evidence; and 40% times more likely to take appropriate preventative measures.

 

April 2018

 

CMS Qualifies MedCurrent OrderWise® Clinical Decision Support Mechanism (CDSM) for Appropriate Use of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

 

MedCurrent, a global leader in innovative healthcare IT solutions, has received full qualification by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its clinical decision support mechanism (CDSM), OrderWise®. Through this qualification, OrderWise® is recognized for establishing technology and processes to support healthcare providers improve the quality of patient care, manage costs and meet regulatory requirements for the appropriate use of advanced imaging.

 

February 2018

 

Sage HMS and MedCurrent Announce Partnership for Enhancing Diagnostic Imaging Recommendations

 

Sage Health Management Solutions, Inc., (Sage HMS) a healthcare information technology company focused on prescriptive and predictive analytics, and MedCurrent announced a new partnership where Sage HMS will license its CMS Priority Clinical Areas content to be integrated into the MedCurrent OrderWise® Clinical Decision Support (CDS) solution.

 

November 2017

 

Global Roll out of Enhanced Clinical Decision Support Package at RSNA2017 by MedCurrent and the Royal College of Radiologists

 

MedCurrent OrderWise™ uses renowned iRefer guidelines to make imaging referrals smarter, safer and more effective for patient care. Visit stand 4078 South Hall A to discover more and see a demo of OrderWise™ working with iRefer8.

 

November 2017

 

Intelerad announces partnership with MedCurrent

 

Montreal, Canada – November 7, 2017 – Intelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in enterprise workflow solutions, today announced a partnership that will see MedCurrent's OrderWise™ clinical decision support platform (CDS) platform integrated into Intelerad's enhanced clinical portal, InteleConnect® EV. 

 

November 2017

 

MedCurrent Corporation Appoints John Adziovsky as Chief Executive Officer

 

John Adziovsky appointed as Chief Executive Officer of MedCurrent to continue driving strategic development and business growth of the clinical decision support company

 

October 2017


Proven Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria from Intermountain Healthcare to be Integrated into MedCurrent’s OrderWise™ Clinical Decision Support Mechanism

 

Intermountain Healthcare, through its Proven Imaging initiative is collaborating with MedCurrent to integrate its Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) into the OrderWise™ clinical decision support (CDS) platform to allow for access to imaging recommendations by leveraging Intermountain’s Clinical Programs and Care Process Models.

 

October 2017


iRefer radiology referral guidelines go live in OrderWise clinical decision support in New South Wales

 

The first international pilot of the world-renowned radiology referral guidelines iRefer in the innovative OrderWise™ clinical decision support (CDS) platform has been launched at Royal North Shore Hospital in New South Wales, Australia.  The pilot brings together the eighth edition of the Royal College of Radiologists’ guidelines and the MedCurrent OrderWise™ solution.

 

April 2017


Healthy Interactions Executes a 10-year Agreement with MedCurrent to Implement Clinical Decision Support Solutions to Manage Diabetes and Other Chronic Conditions

 

The Healthy Interactions Integrated CDS Platform connects into electronic health record (EHR) systems to seamlessly capture relevant patient data and provide real-time, evidence-based decision support to healthcare professionals. The CDS solution immediately informs the healthcare professional if the patient has a chronic condition, provides the diagnosis, and automatically develops recommendations based upon individual patient care plans and medical prescriptions.

 

March 2017


New Leadership: MedCurrent Corporation Appoints John Adziovsky as President

 

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.”

 

January 2017


ACC Cardiac Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria to be Integrated into MedCurrent's Clinical Decision Support Platform

 

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.”

 

November 2016


The Royal College of Radiologists and MedCurrent Announce Pilots of iRefer in MedCurrent Clinical Decision Support System

 

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.

 

August 2016


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.”

 

July 2016


FedDev Ontario Supports Innovative Medical Imaging Technology

 

"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."

 

June 2016 


Healthy Interactions and MedCurrent launch easy-to-use, end-to-end clinical decision support platform for real-time, automatic chronic care planning

 

"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."

 

November 2015


MedCurrent announces new tool to provide insight into the Operational and Financial Impact of using CMS-mandated Radiology Clinical Decision Support

 

"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."

 

November 2015


MedCurrent Corporation unveils newest version of Clinical Decision Support solution for Medical Imaging at RSNA 2015

 

"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." 

 

September 2014


OrderRight Radiology Decision Support Selected by Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

 

"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.