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Orderwise by Medcurrent: Clinical Decision Support Mechanism

As of April 4, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Qualifies MedCurrent OrderWise® Clinical Decision Support Mechanism (CDSM) for Appropriate Use of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

Clinical Decision Support (CDS) is an initiative to enhance the clinical decision-making process with on-demand real-time evidence-based guidance to improve health and healthcare delivery. At MedCurrent, we support our customers to improve quality of care and reduce costs through our innovative and scalable solution OrderWise ®.

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Decision Support

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Indication Smart Search
  • Smart search functionality adapts to local requesting trends and behavior.
  • Includes 3,000+ medical keywords and synonyms.
  • Access appropriate use criteria and clinical guidelines from multiple sources simultaneously.

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Streamlined Workflow
  • Logical questions to clarify the clinical scenario; limited number of steps.
  • Bi-directional data flow with the EMR or requesting system to eliminate duplicate data entry.
  • Additional clinical context provided through value-added integrations.

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Real-time Recommendations
  • Evidence-based recommendations with advice text that are easy to understand.
  • Single-click to confirm, change, or cancel a request.
  • Analytics and benchmarking snapshot of clinician referral behavior.


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Actionable Analytics
  • Real-time performance tracking, with comprehensive filters and drill-down capability.
  • KPI benchmarking to identify clinician outliers and opportunities for improvement.
  • Easy data export for custom reporting, data-mining and analysis.

Authoring Studio

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Efficient Content Management
  • Visual algorithms to enable efficient management of clinical guidelines.
  • Customize guidelines to align with patient populations and local best practice.
  • Enables qualified provider-led entities to easily develop, modify or endorse clinical guidelines.