Doctors Should Expect More than the Type of Clinical Decision Support They're Used To

Posted by Sunil Nihalani, MD & CEO on Apr 2, 2017 10:24:36 PM

The term “clinical decision support” (CDS) has been used for a long time to describe many different mechanisms offering clinical knowledge to clinicians in the clinical setting. But most organizations utilize solutions that deliver what can best be described as “passive support” requiring both user initiation and a lot of extra work for the clinician.

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Topics: EHR Integration, EMR, CDS, Clinician Experience, Improving Healthcare

Press Release: Inferscience to Showcase Infera Clinical Decision Support Solution at 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference

Posted by Inferscience Team on Feb 20, 2017 8:00:17 AM

ORLANDO, FL, February 19, 2017 -- Inferscience, provider of Clinical Decision Support solutions, will showcase innovative technology to improve the physician and patient experience at the point of care at the HIMSS17 Conference and Exhibition (Booth #7785). Conference attendees with have the opportunity to demo the Infera® advanced clinical decision support system.

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Topics: EHR, Press Releases, CDS, Inferscience News, HIMSS17

How Can Clinical Quality Officers Change Doctors' Behaviors?

Posted by Sunil Nihalani, MD & CEO on Feb 17, 2017 10:29:16 AM

Clinical quality officers have a tough job. They have to change the behavior of people providing care in their health systems. This means doing everything they can to remove the barriers that keep healthcare professionals from providing the best care possible.

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Topics: EHR, Quality, CDS, CQO, Hospitals & Health Systems, Improving Healthcare, Reimbursement

Recap of Startup Health + athenahealth's Startup Showcase

Posted by Inferscience Team on Jan 13, 2017 3:04:55 PM

Our team was so energized by the StartUp Health showcase hosted by athenahealth in SF this past Tuesday evening.  We have never been surrounded by so many like-minded individuals who are on the same shared mission to transform healthcare. We were blown away by every one of the 33 companies who pitched their startups that we didn’t even feel the pressure of pitching Inferscience in under a minute!

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Topics: Events, EHR, CDS, Inferscience News, athenahealth, Startup Health

The Devil is in the Details: Care Guidelines and Clinical Decision Support

Posted by Sunil Nihalani, MD & CEO on Dec 7, 2016 10:52:16 AM

As many of us know in the healthcare community, clinical decision support (CDS) functionality is a meaningful use (MU) requirement for EHRs. I suppose the goal of the authors of this requirement is to enable physicians to provide quality care by following established care guidelines for appropriate screening, monitoring, etc.

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Topics: Care Guidelines, EHR, EMR, CDS, Clinical Guidelines, Improving Healthcare, Meaningful Use

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About Inferscience's Founder

With over 12 years of experience working with electronic health records (EHRs), Dr. Sunil Nihalani observed how EHRs are being under-utilized in clinical practices. Moreover, the HCC Coding & risk adjustment coding capabilities have been lacking in the clinician’s workflow. Dr. Nihalani’s vision is an HCC Coding tool solution that integrates with leading EHRs and HIT systems to analyze patient records and claims information to help physicians and coders capture and audit HCC codes within their workflows. With Inferscience’s HCC Assistant, Physicians can document HCC codes and plan of care information in real-time during the patient encounter. Now, one solution enables both payers and providers to succeed in today's value-based care market.

Learn more about Inferscience and HCC Coding Assistant by visiting our products page here.