Everything Every Radiologist Always Wanted (and Needs) to Know About Clinical Decision Support

J Am Coll Radiol. 2020 May;17(5):568-573. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2020.03.016.


As of January 2020, clinical decision support needs to be implemented across US health systems for advanced diagnostic imaging services. This article reviews the history, importance, and hurdles of clinical decision support and discusses a few pearls and pitfalls regarding its implementation.

Keywords: Appropriate use criteria; Protecting Access to Medicare Act; clinical decision support; evidence-based guidelines; qualified provider-led entities.