Effectiveness of clinical decision support in controlling inappropriate imaging.

@article{Blackmore2011EffectivenessOC,
  title={Effectiveness of clinical decision support in controlling inappropriate imaging.},
  author={Craig C. Blackmore and Robert S Mecklenburg and Gary S. Kaplan},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={19-25}
}
BACKGROUND Decision support systems for advanced imaging are being implemented with increased frequency and are mandated under some new governmental health care initiatives. However, evidence of effectiveness in reducing inappropriate imaging utilization is limited. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was performed of the staged implementation of evidence-based clinical decision support built into ordering systems for selected high-volume imaging procedures: lumbar MRI, brain MRI, and sinus… CONTINUE READING